"A novel based on the true story based on Rice's great great grandparent's interracial marriage in 1872 on Davis Island, MS. Rice traced his family’s genealogy as far as he could, then let his imagination take over to tell the story of a 20th-century American family s"
- Colby College Magazine, Fall 2020
"Oh, return to zero, the master said. Use what's lying around the house. Make it simple and sad."
- Stephen Dunn, "Visiting the Master"
"The people who know God well-- mystics, hermits, prayerful people, those who risk everything to find God-- always meet a lover, not a dictator"
- Richard Rohr