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The Book of Pears

The Definitive History and Guide to over 500 Varieties

by Joan Morgan

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Author Joan Morgan says Beurré Superfin is one of her favorite pears. It's "truly delicious: very buttery, juicy, cream to pale yellow flesh, intensely rich with plenty of sugar lemony acidity," she writes in The Book of Pears. Courtesy of Joan Morgan hide caption

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'The Book Of Pears': A Love Letter To A Once Pre-Eminent Fruit

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