Epitaph for a Peach: Four Seasons on My Family Farm (Paperback)

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Epitaph for a Peach: Four Seasons on My Family Farm (Paperback)

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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.


Product Details ISBN: 9780062510259
ISBN-10: 0062510258
Publisher: HarperOne
Publication Date: April 26th, 1996
Pages: 256
Language: English

“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