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Author Conaway, James, author.

Title Napa at last light : America's Eden in an age of calamity / James Conaway.

Publication Info. New York : Simon and Schuster, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  338.47 CONAWAY    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  338.4 CONAWAY    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  338.4766 CONAWAY    Check Shelf
Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Description xxvi, 308 pages ; map ; 24 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents I. This earth is theirs: Master and slave ; White elephants ; The legacy thing -- II. Carrying the defect: Interlude: The velvet rope ; American first-growth ; Hands across the sea ; Orwell's plow -- III. Village and vine: Interlude: Uber ; Bubbly ; Our town ; Alive on arrival -- IV. On Howell Mountain: Interlude: The sanctity of stuff ; Waiting for fire ; Wildlake ; The death of shame -- V. Capell Creek: Interlude: Arise ; The riddled rabbit ; The grandmother tree ; Enocracy -- VI. Water into wine: Interlude: The drip ; The Rutheford Dust Society ; Fifty feet from forever ; Chinatown -- VII. Life in the Anthropocene: Interlude: The plea ; Voices ; 2050 ; Jefferson's ghost ; Wildlake revisited.
Summary Exposes the often shadowy side of the winemaking industry in Napa Valley, where multinational corporations have subsumed old family vineyards and abandoned the agricultural traditions of the region.
Subject Wine and wine making -- California -- Napa Valley -- History -- 21st century.
Wine and wine making -- Social aspects -- California -- Napa Valley.
Wine industry -- California -- Napa Valley -- History -- 21st century.
Wine industry -- Social aspects -- California -- Napa Valley.
Napa Valley (Calif.) -- History -- 21st century.
Napa Valley (Calif.) -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Napa Valley (Calif.) -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Agribusiness.
COOKING / Beverages / Alcoholic.
HISTORY / Modern / 20th Century.
Economic history. (OCoLC)fst00901974
Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01919811
Wine and wine making. (OCoLC)fst01175907
Wine and wine making -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01175935
Wine industry. (OCoLC)fst01175961
Wine industry -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst01175979
California -- Napa Valley. (OCoLC)fst01273793
Chronological Term 2000-2099
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Title America's Eden in an age of calamity
ISBN 9781501128455 (hardcover)
1501128450 (hardcover)
9781501128479 (ebook)
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