Keith Scribner's latest novel, The Oregon Experiment, is an olfactory adventure from coast to coast. Young Professor Scanlon Pratt and his wife Naomi relocate to a small, coastal Oregon town from New York City. Pregnant and temporarily without her infamous sense of smell, Naomi struggles with her inability to continue working as a fragrance designer. Unhappy, she finds solace in young anarchist Clay as Scanlon looks to his new, enchanting friend Sequoia for compassion. Many adventures pursue and lead to the novel's unconventional ending.