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Heirlooms: Letters from a Peach Farmer (Great Valley Books)

Masumoto, David

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ISBN 10: 1597140643 / ISBN 13: 9781597140645
Editorial: Heyday Books, Berkeley, CA, 2007
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Librería: Jack Skylark's Books (West Covina, CA, Estados Unidos de America)

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Book and BroDart protected jacket are new, without faults. Gift quality. The jacket blurb by Michael Pollan says it all: "Masumoto stands in the rich American tradition of agrarians who wield their pens as brilliantly as their farm implements". Signed on the title page by the author. First edition / first printing. Ships in bubble wrap in box. N° de ref. de la librería PC 100-25

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Título: Heirlooms: Letters from a Peach Farmer (...

Editorial: Heyday Books, Berkeley, CA

Año de publicación: 2007

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Ilustrador: Doug Hansen

Condición del libro:New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: New

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Sinopsis:

Earthy wisdom and real-life stories from an award-winning author

As suburbs swallow more and more rich farmland and reforms change the farming industry, the voices of farmers have never been more important. In his latest collection of essays, David Mas Masumoto reminds us that food remains the cornerstone of our society, even in the twenty-first century. Pervading his essays is a rooted, proud sense of community, family, and craftsmanship, and tales of toil and triumph over the land that produces the food in our groceries, farmers' markets, and restaurants.

Written in the form of letters, Masumoto's essays achieve an intimacy uncommon in American literature. Told by a man leading the fabled simple life, this writing speaks eloquently of the need to protect the so-called bread and butter of life--food, family, and community.

About the Author:

David Mas Masumoto grows organic peaches and grapes on his family farm in Del Rey, California. He is the author of Harvest Son, Epitaph for a Peach, Four Seasons in Five Senses, Letters to the Valley: A Harvest of Memories, and Heirlooms: Letters from a Peach Farmer. An active proponent of organic farming, Masumoto has won numerous literary awards. He is also active in foundation work and in the cultural life of California and beyond.

Doug Hansen was born in Fresno, California, and is the eldest of six children in an artistic family. Doug has worked as a Fresno Bee newsroom artist, freelance illustrator, and cartoonist, and he illustrated David Mas Masumoto's books Letters to the Valley: A Harvest of Memories and Heirlooms: Letters from a Peach Farmer, as well as Mother Goose in California. He teaches rendering and illustration at his alma mater, California State University, Fresno.

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