July/Aug. 2010 California Country magazine
By Kate Campbell
Valley Empires, a gracefully written and authoritative history of one of the world's great agricultural regions, offers insights into the role of two extraordinary Californians—Hugh Glenn and Henry Miller. Author Ann Foley Scheuring places their lives against the backdrop of a raw frontier as they shaped the Central Valley into a powerhouse for food production. $29.95 from Gold Oak Press. Available through local booksellers or online at www.valleyempires.com.