In an age of contested values, Stanley Crawford's wry Seed offers a sardonic exploration of the meaning of values . Curmudgeon Bill Starr's end-of-life decisions illuminate the values that rule his life and his heirs' and well as the material objects he and they perceive as having value. Seed is the story of Bill Starr's final days.
Stanley Crawford was born in 1937 and is a graduated of the University of Chicago, USA and the Sorbonne, USA. He is the author of several novels, among them Petroleum Man, Log of the S.S. the Mrs Unguentine, Travel Notes, and Gascoyne, as well as the memoirs A Garlic Testament: Seasons on Small New Mexico Farm and Mayordomo: Chronicle of an Acequia in Northern New Mexico. He is coproprietor with his wife, Rose Mary Crawford, of El Bosque Garlic Farm in Dixon, New Mexico, USA.