Like Flemish miniaturists who reveal the essence of humankind within the confines of a tiny frame, McPhee once again demonstrates that the smallest topic is replete with history, significance, and consequence.
Everything written by John McPhee will keep you enthralled from first word to finish!Published 1 month ago by Carol Cottle
_Oranges_ is a flawed book for several reasons. The greatest issues I have is that it really doens't seem to have a clear focus. Read morePublished 4 months ago by doc peterson
Not that interesting. Definitely not one of McPhee's best.Published 4 months ago by Nancy C. Thornburg
OK well it is dated. It needs a complete rewrite to bring it up to the present decade. But who will take on the arduous task of interviewing orange growers in the US and the rest... Read morePublished 6 months ago by dondeplume
I love oranges, but there may not be many people who could make reading about them so interesting. There are two things to be said: McPhee is a wonderful writer; and this book,... Read morePublished 6 months ago by MoseyOn
McPhee's writing knocks me out. He could write a book about paint drying, and I would want to read it.Published 8 months ago by Marcia R. Johnston