Oranges (Penguin Modern Classics)

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First published in 1966 and now in the PENGUIN MODERN CLASSICS series, this book gives both a history of humanity's love for the fruit and a wonderful picture of Florida, a state transformed from dreary barrenness to one vast orange grove by the world's insatiable demand for orange juice.

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McPhee's genius is that he can write about anything. --Robert Macfarlane

McPhee is a grand master of narrative non-fiction. --Guardian

A delicious book ... more absorbing than many a novel. --Harper's

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John McPhee has published more than thirty books and much of his work first appeared in the pages of The New Yorker, where he has been a staff writer since 1963. He is a four-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, winning in 1999 for Annals of the Former World. McPhee teach¬es non-fiction writing at Princeton University.

Richard Mabey is a naturalist and award-winning author and journalist. He is the author of His works include The Cabaret of Plants, Nature Cure, and Flora Britannica. He is an active member of national and local conservation groups and lives in Norfolk.

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