The Planter of Modern Life by Stephen Heyman

The Planter of Modern Life | How an Ohio Farm Boy Conquered Literary Paris, Fed the Lost Generation, and Sowed the Seeds of the Organic Food Movement by Stephen Heyman tells of story of Louis Bromfield, leader of the organic food movement. This sweeping biography unearths a lost icon of American culture, a fascinating, hilarious and unclassifiable character who—between writing and plowing—also dabbled in global politics and high society.