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"Tiny wild strawberries grown on the path between our homes, and all around, the first growth of new fruit arrives seemingly overnight: Apple blossoms blushing against soft virescent leaves, mulberries fattening, nubby peaches the size of peas, and the first kiss of a pomegranate orb growing out of its brilliant flower."
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"A very special book about a very special place."
"My Nepenthe serves a big gorgeous slice of American culture that I loved visiting through words and memory."