The Meaning of Tea: A Tea Inspired Journey

The Meaning of Tea A Tea Inspired Journey Literary Nonfiction Asian Asian American Studies Food Travel THE MEANING OF TEA explores the calm and purposeful nature of tea through the words of tea growers tasters entrepreneurs shopkeepers sc

  • Title: The Meaning of Tea: A Tea Inspired Journey
  • Author: Phil Cousineau Scott Chamberlin Hoyt Deborah Koons Garcia
  • ISBN: 9780615204420
  • Page: 281
  • Format: Paperback
  • Literary Nonfiction Asian Asian American Studies Food Travel THE MEANING OF TEA explores the calm and purposeful nature of tea through the words of tea growers, tasters, entrepreneurs, shopkeepers, scholars and experts from eight countries Through than 50 interviews, these engaging characters reveal a remarkable reverence for the plant, the ceremony, the maLiterary Nonfiction Asian Asian American Studies Food Travel THE MEANING OF TEA explores the calm and purposeful nature of tea through the words of tea growers, tasters, entrepreneurs, shopkeepers, scholars and experts from eight countries Through than 50 interviews, these engaging characters reveal a remarkable reverence for the plant, the ceremony, the manufacturing, the distribution of tea, as well as its ability to bring peace, calm, health, friendship, and often wisdom into their lives Inspired by Scott Chamberlin Hoyt s lyrical documentary film of the same name and edited with extensive commentary by author Phil Cousineau, THE MEANING OF TEA is at its heart a journey to connect with the vital forces that infuse tea with meaning around the modern world.

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    1. As a tea lover and tea blogger (teasquared), I was eager to drink up this text. And I enjoyed it well enough. But it's not an easy read. It's an extra marketing arm for a film project of the same title — the book is simply edited transcripts of interviews with tea lovers and producers around the world. As such, it's very skimmable. I'm now eager to watch the film just so I can see how the visual editors distilled the narrative the book editors didn't. The only thing the book adds are several n [...]

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