Long haunted by the legacy of her Southern heritage, writer and artist Ann Lewis returns to its tree-lined avenues and meandering side streets in this exquisite reminiscence. Traveling through the countryside of Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and Louisiana, she draws links between the plants she loved as a child and the individuals she encounters as an adult. As she collects herbarium-style "specimens" of the varied plants of the area and weaves them into beautiful, miniature collages, a rich portrait of the South comes to ...

Confederate Jasmine 1997, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780811813082