" 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"show more