The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce, and Obsession (Paperback)

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About the Author


Adam Leith Gollner has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Guardian, the Globe and Mail, and Lucky Peach. The former editor of Vice Magazine, his first book is The Fruit Hunters. He lives in Montreal.

Praise For…


“This is a fascinating chronicle of strange and wonderful food….Written with verve and ripe with detail, Gollner is certain to do for rare fruit what Susan Orlean did for rare orchids.”



“Fascinating, sexy, dangerous and tasty.”



“You'll delight in Gollner's globe-trotting adventures seeking exotic produce.”



“From the first page, exotic facts about fruit lead to hairpin turns into more exotic facts about fruit…a series of surprises, made delicious by a writer’s skill.”



“Fascinating, sexy, dangerous and tasty.”

Product Details
ISBN: 9780743296953
ISBN-10: 0743296958
Publisher: Scribner
Publication Date: December 1st, 2010
Pages: 288
Language: English