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Conjuring Bread From Earth

By Pamela Wax             —for Rob …at the still point, there the dance is.                    — T.S. Eliot There you are, baking breadbefore sunrise, kneadingits knots and sinews like a masseuse.You divine the dough’s perfect balancebetween a big-belly Buddhaand a contortionist, nudging…

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