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Product Description: Photographer Nancy Robbins arrived in the Sierra over a decade ago to photograph people in nature. Writer David “Mas” Masumoto draws on his life as an organic fruit farmer in California’s Central Valley to explore our connection to the earth...read more
By David Mas Masumoto (contributor)

Hardcover:

9781930238718 | Yosemite Assn, October 11, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Photographer Nancy Robbins arrived in the Sierra over a decade ago to photograph people in nature.

Paperback:

9781930238725 | Reprint edition (Yosemite Assn, March 14, 2017), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Photographer Nancy Robbins arrived in the Sierra over a decade ago to photograph people in nature.

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Product Description: David Mas Masumoto works a family farm, growing organic peaches, nectarines, and grapes. When Masumoto’s father has a stroke on the fields of their eighty-acre farm, Masumoto confronts life’s big questions: What do his and his father’s lives mean? What have they lived and worked for? “A fiercely tender book” (Deborah Madison), Wisdom of the Last Farmer “tells the most fascinating kind of story, reminding us that, at its best and most authentic, organic farming requires not only soul, but intimate knowledge of place, a deep grasp of subjects ranging from plant physiology to tractor repair, and unrelenting physical labor” (onEarth magazine)...read more

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9781439182420 | 1 edition (Atria Books, June 1, 2010), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: David Mas Masumoto works a family farm, growing organic peaches, nectarines, and grapes.

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Product Description: 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...read more
By Doug Hansen (illustrator) and David Mas Masumoto

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9781597140645 | Heyday Books, October 1, 2007, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: 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.

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Product Description: Essays from America's favorite farmer and author In Letters to the Valley, David Mas Masumoto explores his personal memories of food and place, stories about how our food is grown, who grows it, and the suddenly changing context of family farms...read more

Hardcover:

9781890771867 | Heyday Books, September 1, 2004, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Sparked by an editor’s comment that "creating a good column is like writing a letter to a friend," Mas Masumoto began a column––in the form of letters to friends, to his father, his daughter, and others––that has become a regular feature in the "Fresno Bee.

Paperback:

9781597140386 | Heyday Books, February 1, 2007, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Essays from America's favorite farmer and author In Letters to the Valley, David Mas Masumoto explores his personal memories of food and place, stories about how our food is grown, who grows it, and the suddenly changing context of family farms.

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The author of Harvest Son and Epitaph for a Peach discusses the joys of savoring the process of quality farming, recounting in lavish detail the sensory experience of raising a harvest. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.

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9780393019605 | W W Norton & Co Inc, January 1, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The author discusses the joys of savoring the process of quality farming, recounting in detail the sensory experience of raising a harvest.

Paperback:

9780393325362 | Reprint edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, January 1, 2004), cover price $20.95 | About this edition: The author of Harvest Son and Epitaph for a Peach discusses the joys of savoring the process of quality farming, recounting in lavish detail the sensory experience of raising a harvest.

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.

Hardcover:

9780060957667 | Harpercollins, February 8, 2000, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: 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 .
9780062510242 | Harpercollins, June 1, 1995, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The author describes the daily life of a California peach farmer, and the difficult decisions that have to be made to stay in business

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9780062510259 | Harperone, June 1, 1996, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The author describes the daily life of a California peach farmer, and the difficult decisions that have to be made to stay in business

Miscellaneous:

9780061741739 | Harpercollins, March 17, 2009, cover price $9.99

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A Japanese-American farmer recounts the challenges of taking over and renewing his family's farm in Del Rey, California, describing the pains and pleasures of farm work, and the perseverance of his grandmother

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9780393046731 | W W Norton & Co Inc, October 1, 1998, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: A Japanese-American farmer recounts the challenges of taking over and renewing his family's farm in Del Rey, California, describing the pains and pleasures of farm work, and the perseverance of his grandmother

Paperback:

9780393319743 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 1, 1999, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: A Japanese-American farmer recounts the challenges of taking over and renewing his family's farm in Del Rey, California, describing the pains and pleasures of farm work, and the perseverance of his grandmother

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Product Description: The author combines oral interviews of Japanese-American farm families with his own comments to tell about their history, culture, and farming in Del Rey, California. The result is an uneven read, as parts would appeal only to the ardent sociologist, e...read more

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9780961454104 | Inaka Countryside Pubns, June 1, 1987, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The author combines oral interviews of Japanese-American farm families with his own comments to tell about their history, culture, and farming in Del Rey, California.

Paperback:

9780961454111 | Inaka Countryside Pubns, January 1, 1985, cover price $5.95

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