The Food Explorer: The True Adventures of the Globe-Trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats

Hardcover
413 pages
Daniel Stone
Hardcover
English

› Good The Food Explorer: The True Adventures of the Globe-Trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats to read online ⁚ ePUB Author Daniel Stone ⁻ Daniel Stone brings a forgotten era of American food back to the table Stone brings drama, humor, and perspective Associated PressMr Stone is an amiable narrator who balances botany, culinary history, and travelogue with fast paced adventure writing and a well drawn cast of characters The Wall Street JournalNarrated in vividly realized, richly descriptive text with accompanying photographs, Stones biography reanimates the legacy of an important contributor to the botanical diversity of America An erudite and entertaining historical biography of a food pioneer Kirkus ReviewsFoodies and scientists alike will appreciate Stones informative and entertaining book Publishers Weekly The Food Explorer does a wonderful job bringing Fairchilds story to life and giving this American original some overdue recognition BookPageThis fascinating read will appeal to those interested in American history and food culture, travel narratives, and agriculture Library Journal starred review Stone captures the flavor of an adventurous age, using Fairchilds voluminous writings to launch vivid descriptions of his travels BooklistFascinating The New York Times Book ReviewA must read for foodies HelloGigglesDaniel Stone draws the reader into an intriguing, seductive world, rich with stories and surprises The Food Explorer shows you the history and drama hidden in your fruit bowl Its a delicious piece of writing.Susan Orlean, New York Timesbestselling author of The Orchid Thief The Food Explorer is not only filled with fascinating information and incredible characters, its also original, colorful, and irresistibly charming I think I had almost as much fun reading about Fairchilds adventures as he had living them.Candice Millard, New York Timesbestselling author of Hero of the Empire Daniel Stone has written an elegant food history, a thrilling tour of a lost worldsometimes glamorous, sometimes dangerous, and always highly entertaining.Luke Barr, New York Times bestselling author of Provence, 1970 Daniel Stone spins a fascinating tale of a most unusual explorer Any American who has ever savored a cashew or a nectarine has David Fairchild to thank With a sharp eye and a deft touch, Stone has brought to life an intriguing new hero and his Gilded Age adventures around the globe.Evan Thomas, New York Timesbestselling author of Being Nixon Move over, Anthony Bourdain Here is a story about a profligate world traveler with a discriminating palate A delightful tale of science and wanderlust.Hampton Sides, New York Timesbestselling author of In the Kingdom of IceDaniel Stoneis a staff writer for National Geographicand a former White House correspondent for Newsweekand The Daily Beast A native of Los Angeles, he holds degrees from UC Davis and Johns Hopkins University. The Food Explorer: The True Adventures of the Globe-Trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats

The Food Explorer: The True Adventures of the Globe-Trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats