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Letters to the valley : a harvest of memories

Author: David Mas Masumoto
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Heyday Books, 2004.
Series: Great Valley book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. These essays in the form of letters to friends, his father, his daughter, and others began as a monthly column for the Fresno Bee, and in them Masumoto tells us what it's like to sweat for a living; what happens when a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: David Mas Masumoto
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Mas Masumoto
ISBN: 1890771864 9781890771867 1597140384 9781597140386
OCLC Number: 54882069
Notes: "First paperback printing 2007--T.p. verso.
Description: xiv, 134 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Great Valley book.
Responsibility: David Mas Masumoto ; illustrated by Doug Hansen.
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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. These essays in the form of letters to friends, his father, his daughter, and others began as a monthly column for the Fresno Bee, and in them Masumoto tells us what it's like to sweat for a living; what happens when a lizard crawls up your pant leg; about holiday dinners of glazed ham and stuffed turkey, white rice and...

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