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'The Everybody Ensemble' : Amy Leach celebrates the natural world in her new collection of whimsical essays

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Readers who appreciate Amy Leach’s singular style as an essayist and devoured her first collection, Things That Are, can now rejoice and join The Everyday Ensemble.

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This new essay collection celebrates the natural world. The Ensemble of the title means me, you, and everybody—every other living thing.

‘Speckled and Plain, perfect and imperfect, indigo-feathered, green-skinned, orange-toed, squashed of fice, cracked of shell, miniature of heart, young as ducklings, old as hills”: We are all beckoned—all of us “indigenous to earth” to join in Amy Leach’s unforgettable stories about our interconnected world.

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Yvette Benavides can be reached at bookpublic@tpr.org.