All Over Creation Author:Ruth L. Ozeki My Year of Meats, Ruth Ozekis delicious debut novel, won a devoted following and was hailed by critics as inventing a new genre: the "eco-saga." Now, Ozeki takes us to the heart of the potato farming industry. When Yumi Fuller returns to her hometown after a twenty-five-year absence, she comes face to face with an old friend, her ag... more »ing parents, and her conflicted pastas well as the "Seeds of Resistance," a rollicking environmentalist group that finds trouble wherever they plant themselves. With a quirky cast of characters and a keen eye for the vicissitudes of corporate life, political resistance, youth culture, aging baby boomers, and globalization, as well as the beauty of seeds, roots, and all growing things, All Over Creation offers something for just about everyone.« less
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wonderful, quirky characters fill this book, which is rich in info about agribusiness/corporate greed, the dangers of our current food production methods, and the resulting consequences. despite the weighty topic, the author uses humor and lots of heart to get her tale across. a winner...good as her 'my year of meats'.