Joseph Kastner

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Joseph Kastner is the author of A Species of Eternity , a book about American naturalists that was nominated for the National Book Award in history. A former editor of Life , Kastner here appears in our pages for the first time.

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August/September 1980

It’s our most important, profitable, and adaptable crop—the true American staple. But where did it come from?