Epitaph for a Peach

Four Seasons on My Family Farm

by David M. Masumoto

On Sale: 04/26/1996

Epitaph for a Peach

Four Seasons on My Family Farm

by David M. Masumoto

On Sale: 04/26/1996

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About the Book

A lyrical, sensuous and thoroughly engrossing memoir of one critical year in the life of an organic peach farmer, Epitaph for a Peach is "a delightful narrative . . . with poetic flair and a sense of humor" (Library Journal). Line drawings.

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Critical Praise

“Charming.” - Gourmet

“[Masumoto is] a poet of farming and peaches.” - New York Times Book Review

“[A] wonderful writer...[Masumoto] uses his farm as Thoreau did his.” - Los Angeles Times

“A peach of a book.” - Publishers Weekly

“. . . lyrical . . .enough to make a peach lover drool and also weep...[A] charming tale.” - Atlantic Monthly

“[Masumotos is] a poet of farming and peaches.” - New York Times

“[A] beautifully written book.” - Eating Well

“What a gentle voice! . . .[It] feels like a breeze, or like fog on your skin.” - Los Angeles Times Book Review

“Earthy, gentle, and sensuous. Mas Masumoto has a nice touch and charming perspective.” - Kirkus Reviews

“With poetic flair and a sense of humor, Masumoto offers. . . the joys and frustrations of raising peaches.” - Library Journal

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062510259
  • ISBN 10: 0062510258
  • Imprint: HarperOne
  • On Sale: 04/26/1996
  • Pages: 256
  • List Price:18.50 CAD
  • BISAC1 : GARDENING / Organic
  • BISAC2 : GARDENING / Fruit
  • BISAC3 : COOKING / Specific Ingredients / Natural Foods

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