The Planter of Modern Life

Louis Bromfield and the Seeds of a Food Revolution

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How an Ohio farm boy turned literary celebrity inspired America’s organic and sustainable food movement.

Louis Bromfield first rose to fame in the 1920s as a Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist with a...

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“Mesmerizing. Abounding in wit, insight, elegance, and narrative talent, The Planter of Modern Life is at once terribly entertaining and subtly illuminating—rather like Bromfield himself, a man at...

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