Ruth Ozeki spins a web of multi-layered story lines in ALL OVER
CREATION, a tale that centers on the topic of genetically
engineered vegetation (namely, potatoes) and whether they will
destroy the environment or save the world from mass starvation.
This may sound like a non-fiction dissertation, but it is not.
Ozeki uses this topic and splices it into a novel that spans
several decades, several different sub-plots and a large cast of
characters --- and she manages to tie it all together by the end of