64-year-old Imogene Lavender and her teenage niece, Loutishie, wage individual battles with grief over the death of Silas Lavender. After the persuasion of well-meaning friends sends Imo off to the frozen foods section of the local grocery, looking for single men buying TV dinners, Lou records her aunt’s man-hunt along with her own all-consuming fear of the Rapture of the Saints and store-bought tomatoes. The seasons of life, death, and renewal are reflected in the seasons of the garden.
“Julie L. Cannon’s book does for the soul what a perfect tomato sandwich does for the appetite – fills it with pure satisfaction.” – Terry Kay, author of To Dance With the White Dog.
Truelove & Homegrown Tomatoes was a finalist for the Townsend Prize for Fiction. It was named by Good Housekeeping as one of ’20 Books to Tote on Vacation.’
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