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Gifts come in many guises. One summer, Rebecca Solnit was bequeathed three boxes of ripening apricots, which lay, mountainous, on her bedroom floor - a windfall, a riddle, an emergency to be dealt with. The fruit came from a neglected tree that her mother, gradually succumbing to memory loss, could no longer tend to. From this unexpected inheritance came stories spun like those of Scheherazade, who used her gifts as a storyteller to change her fate and her listener's heart. As she looks back on the year of apricots and ...

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The Faraway Nearby 2022, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781783787364

Paperback

The Faraway Nearby 2014, Penguin Books, New York, New York

ISBN-13: 9780143125495

Trade paperback

The Faraway Nearby 2013, Viking Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780670025961

Hardcover

The Faraway Nearby 2013, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781847085115

Hardcover