Synopses & Reviews
Few things stir the American heart so indefinably as the moods of autumn in New England. And no other region has yielded poets and writers more consistent in touching our emotions. has become part of our perennial celebration of both nature and literature at their festive best. With dazzling new photographs and a new cover, this reissue of one of New England's most beloved books is more spectacular than ever. Ninety color photographs, by turn meditative and passionate, capture New England's fiery colors and pastoral tranquillity, and are brought to life by Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, E. E. Cummings, Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, and many more. To help us on our journey, a fourteen-page guide presents maps, excursions, and descriptions of the most beautiful sights.
"No pictorial book has evoked the kind of emotions that this work did. To the Mátés, a profound bow." Richard M Steel
About the Author
Ferenc Máté was born in Hungary and escaped after the revolution at the age of eleven. He grew up in Vancouver, and has lived in California, Paris, Rome, the Bahamas and New York. He had worked on a railroad extra-gang and as a boatbuilder, photographer, deckhand and book editor. His many books include the nautical bestsellers From a Bare Hull, Shipshape and The World’s Best Sailboats, as well as Autumn, A New England Autumn, A Reasonable Life, A Real Life, The Hills of Tuscany and The Wisdom of Tuscany. He and his family run their vineyards and winery in Montalcino, Tuscany.