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Epitaph for a Peach: Four Seasons on My Family Farm | Study Guide

David Mas Masumoto

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Overview

Author

David Mas Masumoto

Year Published

1995

Type

Nonfiction

Genre

Memoir

Perspective and Narrator

Epitaph for a Peach: Four Seasons on My Family Farm is narrated by the author in the first person.

Tense

The book is written primarily in the present tense. The author uses the past tense when describing memories and historical events, and he uses the future tense to describe hopes for the future.

About the Title

An epitaph is a brief statement honoring someone who has died. In the book David Mas Masumoto is writing an epitaph for the Sun Crest peach, honoring its superior flavor. As he reflects on the meaning of the Sun Crest peach, he takes readers on a tour of his farm through a whole year.

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