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Harvest son : planting roots in American soil

Author: David Mas Masumoto
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
In prose of zen-like calm and clarity, Masumoto relates how he learned to prune vines and survive a storm; to value the knowledge of old farmers and the rusty tools forgotten in the shed; and to take on a leadership role in his Buddhist community. He also shares life vividly in the present: how it feels really to sweat while you work; the way dust cakes on your neck when you're driving a tractor; the pleasure of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Named Person: David Mas Masumoto; David Mas Masumoto
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Mas Masumoto
ISBN: 0393046737 9780393046731 0393319741 9780393319743
OCLC Number: 38746763
Description: 302 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Pruning generations --
Broken old men --
Changing seasons --
American education --
(Grand)father land --
village child --
Field work --
Homebound --
Raisin traditions --
Sweat equity --
Honored places --
Callous hands --
Family recipes --
When things break --
Gift of home.
Responsibility: David Mas Masumoto.

Abstract:

"[E]vocative and lyrical. . . . Masumoto writes with a keen sense of indebtedness and gratitude to the many individuals who make up the entity he calls his family."-Publishers Weekly, starred review  Read more...
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