Meet Yumi Fuller. A Japanese American prodigal daughter, Yumi (aka Yummy) is returning home to the Idaho potato farm she ran away from twenty-five years earlier. Then a freewheeling hippie chick, Yumi is now a fairly responsible parent and a professor selling lava lots in Hawaii. But can she possibly be prepared to face her dying father, her Alzheimers-devastated mother, and Cass, the best friend she left behind? And theres the former lover whose agribusiness client has banished him to Idaho, where he lands in the small-town community he once offended and in Yumis life.
As she grapples with her conflicted past and uncertain future, Yumi collides with the Seeds of Resistance, a rollicking band of environmentalists who see her parents potato farm as the ideal answer in their fight against genetic engineering.
With her signature wit and uncanny ability to evoke the pathos and humor of lifes conundrums, Ozeki spins a tale of family, food, and corporate greed. All Over Creation is the emotionally resonant and utterly unique story of an ordinary woman just trying to make sense of it all as the unceasing cycle of all creation continues around her....Continua