“All Over Creation” by Ruth Ozeki – A Book Review

This novel was first published in 2003 and I got to read it recently. Ruth Ozeki used this novel to champion natural growing of potatoes, plants and vegetables. A group of young individuals came together to protest against a big corporate’s action in genetic engineering or modification of crops.

The setting is three thousand acres of farmland in Power County, Idaho dedicated to producing potatoes. Ruth Ozeki cleverly used a conservative family at the centre to tell of life problems of a family and bringing this group of protesters into their lives. Readers can identify with a rebellious daughter Yumi Fuller, a strong-headed American father and a Japanese mother. What transpired was a heart-warming story of human interactions among different members in the story.

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