The Fruit Hunters (Paperback)

A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce, and Obsession

By Adam Leith Gollner

Scribner, 9780743296953, 288pp.

Publication Date: December 1, 2010

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (6/2/2008)
Compact Disc (6/1/2008)
Hardcover (5/20/2008)
Paperback (6/11/2013)
Compact Disc (6/1/2008)
MP3 CD (6/1/2008)

List Price: 18.99*
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About the Author

Adam Leith Gollner has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Guardian, the Globe and Mail, and Lucky Peach. The former editor of Vice Magazine, his first book is The Fruit Hunters. He lives in Montreal.


Praise For The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce, and Obsession

“This is a fascinating chronicle of strange and wonderful food….Written with verve and ripe with detail, Gollner is certain to do for rare fruit what Susan Orlean did for rare orchids.”



“Fascinating, sexy, dangerous and tasty.”



“You'll delight in Gollner's globe-trotting adventures seeking exotic produce.”



“From the first page, exotic facts about fruit lead to hairpin turns into more exotic facts about fruit…a series of surprises, made delicious by a writer’s skill.”



“Fascinating, sexy, dangerous and tasty.”