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By Yelizaveta P. Renfro

timber are guiding symbols for Yelizaveta P. Renfro in her existence and in her paintings. Combining memoir and nature writing, this ebook includes 9 essays that symbolize assorted seasons and slices of time, no longer in contrast to the earrings of a tree. No jewelry are alike, yet every one accretes to the following, growing, part via part, a life.

“In those profound and relocating essays, Yelizaveta Renfro applies a scientist’s eye for aspect and a reporter’s investigative prowess to the fundamental questions of our nature, human and in a different way. Her own and botanical inquiries into the topics of progress, dying, and time evoke Annie Dillard and Edward Abbey.”—Justin St. Germain, writer Son of a Gun: A Memoir

“A e-book of uncooked energy and unflinching knowledge, the type that can't be relegated to any specific time or interval yet which turns out to talk out of eternity itself. Like Annie Dillard’s in the meanwhile, it dares to appear with no blinking at humanity’s odd and short position in this earth, and does so with integrity and poetical insight.”—Robert Vivian, writer of The Least Cricket of Evening


Yelizaveta P. Renfro is additionally the writer of the award-winning publication of associated brief tales a listing of every thing on the planet. She lives in Connecticut.

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