The author's debut novel centers on an unlikely romance between an Iraq veteran and a Uyghur from China.
This month, the paperback was released and it’s on the New York Times Paperback Best Seller list.
The book tells the story of Talmadge, a solitary fruit farmer in early twentieth century Washington state.
His life is turned upside down when he takes in two girls who tried to steal his produce.
Read a book excerpt and hear the original piece:
This interview originally aired in August 2012.
Here & Now resident chef and cookbook author Kathy Gunst shares her list of the best cookbooks of the year.