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Pumpkin - a book by Ott, Cindy

Pumpkin

The Curious History of an American Icon

Pumpkin( )
Author: Ott, Cindy
Foreword by: Cronon, William
Series title:Weyerhaeuser Environmental Bks.
ISBN:978-0-295-99332-4
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:University of Washington Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

Why do so many Americans drive for miles each autumn to buy a vegetable that they are unlikely to eat? While most people around the world eat pumpkin throughout the year, North Americans reserve it for holiday pies and other desserts that celebrate the harvest season and the rural past. They decorate their houses with pumpkins every autumn and welcome Halloween trick-or-treaters with elaborately carved jack-o'-lanterns. Towns hold annual pumpkin festivals featuring giant pumpkins...
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Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Gardening / Vegetables
Cooking / Specific Ingredients / Vegetables
Technology & Engineering / Agriculture / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.948 Pounds

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