Songs from the Night Blooming Garden
Tomasa in her tennis shoes, hands high snapping castanet-like... Dahlias in a clear glass bowl... Domingo hurrying home from the mines to catch her as she ran through the garden...three sisters splashing in the mountain streams...
Beautiful women working the streets of Rome... the loveliness of Paris and the French countryside... dancing in a place called Gainey Ranch... rainfall in a baseball stadium... a black man carving sculptures from prison soap... and gardens and wildflowers, peaches and poppies, owls and blackbirds (in both French and English),,,
Come into the world of Sandra Soto Hatfield, born of immigrant families in the coal-filled mountains of southern West Virginia. Here you will find moments of intense pleasure - and pain - that search for a better place