A good peach should be eaten as it is right out of hand.
David interweaves his own personal history of farming through three generations to give us an appreciation of a lifestyle that is deeply embeded in one's soul.
Epitaph for a Peach chronicles a year on Mas Masumoto's farm in the great Central Valley of California.
The author shares his knowledge directly from the heart. If you don't know anything about farming, you will after you read this. You'll also want one of these peaches. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Lili A. Rollins
Very cute and involved book about the history of Masumoto's farm, family, and his struggle to find the perfect home for his peaches.Published 4 months ago by E. Kimmel
Very well written with detailed accounts of his life working and living on his family farm in America. This has sage advice for all of us.Published 5 months ago by Christy Morgan
I loved this book. The writing is original - flowing, almost as if I were inside Masamoto's head listening to his musings as he walks his farm, pondering the land he loves. Read morePublished 6 months ago by katrina godshalk
It is poetry, love, and farming. What a California story. Fantastic book, farmer, father, husband and land steward.
Books by Mas and his family are a literary delight.
Excellent read. Well written. Gives the reader a real understanding and appreciation of what it means to be a farmer, especially an independent and organic farmer.Published 9 months ago by Honor Spitz
Actually it's about a peach farmer. Who knew a book about peaches could be this good. It is about a Central Valley, CA farmer and his family's peach orchard. Read morePublished 18 months ago by proffvolunteer
This book is really interesting, full of imagery. You get to see the point of view of the farmer, so I recommend this book.Published 21 months ago by Soknay