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The Millions includes Tracy Franz's 'My Year of Dirt and Water' to their end of the year reading list

Michael Palmer - Monday, January 07, 2019

A big thank you to Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers and The Millions or including My Year of Dirt and Water: Journal of a Zen Monk's Wife in Japan by Tracy Franz to her end of the year reading list. 

Letitia says "Franz matches restraint with reflexiveness, the precision of her self-awareness countered by her telling omissions." 

Grab a copy of the book here:

Read the rest of Letitia's list here: https://themillions.com/2018/12/a-year-in-reading-letitia-montgomery-rodgers.html
 


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