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Windsor Armstrong is a polished, Harvard educated, AfricanAmerican professor of Russian literature. Her son, Pushkin X, is an exceedingly famous profootball player, an achievement that impresses his mother not at all. Even more distressing, however, is that her beloved son has just become engaged to a gorgeous white Russian migr who also happens to be a lap dancer.
For Windsor, this is no laughing matter. Determined to get to the source of it, she embarks on a journey into her own rich past. As she moves ever closer to the secret that has cast a shadow over her life, she discovers that the halflies she has fed her son dont add up to the beauty of the truth