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Napa: The Story of an American Eden

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James Conaway's remarkable bestseller delves into the heart of California's lush and verdant Napa Valley, also known as America's Eden. Long the source of succulent grapes and singular wines, this region is also the setting for the remarkable true saga of the personalities behind the winemaking empires. This is the story of Gallos and Mondavis, of fortunes made and lost, of dynasties and destinies. In this delightful, full-bodied social history, James Conaway charts the rise of a new aristocracy and, in so doing, chronicles the collective ripening of the American dream. More than a wine book, Napa is a must-read for anyone interested in our country's obsession with money, land, power, and prestige.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references ([507]-509) and index.

About the Author

James Conaway, the author of nine previous books, is a contributing editor for Preservation and a regular contributor to Smithsonian, National Geographic Traveler, and Food & Wine magazines, among many others.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618257980
Author:
Conaway, James
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Entrepreneurship
Subject:
Wine industry
Subject:
Napa Valley
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Napa Valley (Calif.) History.
Subject:
Wine industry -- California -- Napa Valley.
Subject:
Americana-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
087-02
Publication Date:
October 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
560
Dimensions:
8.34x5.46x1.38 in. 1.26 lbs.

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