The Pecan: A History of America's Native Nut

Book cover design


5.5 × 8.5 inches
Hardback cloth with dust jacket
University of Texas Press
Fall 2013


This lively history follows the pecan from primordial Southern groves to the contemporary Chinese marketplace to reveal how a nut with a very limited natural range has become a global commodity and endangered heirloom. The cover design is an elegant reinterpretation of a botanical illustration featuring the pecan tree and nut.