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Plum Wine

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    Mar 27, 2007 | 352 Pages

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Praise

“A mystery that unfolds as beautifully, delicately, and ceremoniously as a lotus blossom. One of the most memorable novels I have read in many years.”—Lee Smith, author of On Agate Hill

“A heartrending story of love and loss…masterful.”—Seattle Times

“Angela Davis-Gardner is a wondrous and generous writer."—Amy Tan

“The story of a powerful and moody love affair between a visiting American schoolteacher and a Japanese potter, a survivor of the Hiroshima bombing. In stark and lovely prose, Davis-Gardner creates a believable excursion into the deep heart of a good young woman.”—Alan Cheuse, NPR’s All Things Considered

Plum Wine is equal parts mystery and romance, an enchantment cast with wise and graceful passion.”—Karen Joy Fowler, author of The Jane Austen Book Club

“A beautiful and moving story, filled with grace, sorrow, sin and redemption.”—Charlotte Observer

“Beautiful, atmospheric…. Davis-Gardner’s sensitive, elegant prose paints the furtiveness of forbidden love against the broad canvas of war’s lasting effects.”—Cleveland Plain Dealer

Awards

SIBA Book Award NOMINEE 2007

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