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All things cucurbita

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The Compleat Squash: A Passionate Grower’s Guide to Pumpkins, Squashes, and Gourds By Amy Goldman, Artisan Publishers, October 2004, 214 pages, $40

Hot on the heels of her acclaimed book on melons, horticulturist Amy Goldman is out with The Compleat Squash,a new book that features 150 varieties of pumpkins, gourds, and squashes, including detailed descriptions of their history, taste, texture, and recommended uses.

An advocate of agricultural biodiversity and organic growing methods, Goldman made sure to provide valuable contact information for sources for seeds, including vendors of rare and heirloom breeds.

The Compleat Squash is also a feast for eyes: Photographer Victor Schrager manages to make ordinary gourds seem, well, sexy.

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