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The New York Times reviews 'My Year of Dirt and Water' by Tracy Franz

Michael Palmer - Friday, August 17, 2018

We are very proud to share that The New York Times has reviewed Tracy Franz's My Year of Dirt and Water: Journal of a Zen Monk's Wife in Japan

Janice P. Nimura for The New York Times writes "Franz writes in elegantly understated journal entries, each with a satisfying heft, like a rustic wabi-sabi tea bowl."

Read the full review here: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/16/books/review/tracy-franz-my-year-of-dirt-and-water.html
 



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