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Havana: A Subtropical Delirium
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|March 7, 2017

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A city of tropical heat, sweat, ramshackle beauty, and its very own cadence--a city that always surprises--Havana is brought to pulsing life by New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky. Award-winning author Mark Kurlansky presents an insider's view of…
Frozen In Time: Clarence Birdseye's Outrageous Idea About Frozen Food

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Nonfiction for kids interested in science, biography, and early entrepreneurs, this work explores the life story of Clarence Birdseye, the man who revolutionized the frozen food industry and changed the way people eat all over the world. Adapted from Mark…
The Story Of Salt
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|September 7, 2006

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From the team that created the ALA Notable Book The Cod's Tale comes the fascinating history of salt, which has been the object of wars and revolutions and is vital for life. Based on Mark Kurlansky's critically acclaimed bestseller Salt: A World History, this…
Paper: Paging Through History
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|May 23, 2017

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Paper is one of the simplest and most essential pieces of human technology. For the past two millennia, the ability to produce it in ever more efficient ways has supported the proliferation of literacy, media, religion, education, commerce, and art; it has formed…
City Beasts: Fourteen Stories Of Uninvited Wildlife
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|February 3, 2015

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All-new stories about the urban worlds where animals and humans fight, love, and find common ground, from the nationally bestselling author of Cod and Salt .   In these stories, Mark Kurlansky journeys to his familiar haunts like New York’s Central…
The Milk Question: A 10,000-year History
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|This title releases May 8, 2018

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Mark Kurlansky is the author of The Basque History of the World, the New York Times bestseller Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World (among the New York Public Library's Best Books of the Year in 1998), as well as A Chosen Few: The Resurrection of…
The Cod's Tale
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|September 10, 2001

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"Excellent ink drawings, brightened with colorful washes, illustrate incidents from the text with clarity, a flair for the dramatic, and a sense of humor." ( Booklist , starred review) "Kurlansky is a masterful storyteller. . . . Schindler's pictures, from…
A Continent Of Islands: Searching For The Caribbean Destiny
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|March 21, 1993

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In this richly detailed portrait of the individual countries and peoples of the Caribbean, Mark Kurlansky brings to life a society and culture often kept hidden from foreigners—the arts, history, politics, and economics of the region, as well as the vivid…
The Basque History of the World
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|January 9, 2001

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"They are a mythical people, almost an imagined people," writes Mark Kurlansky. Settled in seven provinces in a corner of France and Spain in a land that is marked on no maps except their own, separated by the daunting Pyrenees, the Basques are a nation…
International Night: A Father And Daughter Cook Their Way Around The World *including More Than 250…

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From celebrated food writer Mark Kurlansky, a savory trip across the globe for parents and kids, with delicious and accessible recipes and tidbits both cultural and historical. Once a week in the Kurlansky home, Mark spins a globe and wherever his daughter's…
Ready For A Brand New Beat: How Dancing In The Street Became The Anthem For A Changing America

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Can a song change a nation? In 1964, Marvin Gaye, record producer William “Mickey” Stevenson, and Motown songwriter Ivy Jo Hunter wrote “Dancing in the Street.” The song was recorded at Motown’s Hitsville USA Studio by Martha and the…
The Food Of A Younger Land: A Portrait Of American Food From The Lost Wpa Files

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A portrait of American food--before the national highway system, before chain restaurants, and before frozen food, when the nation's food was seasonal, regional, and traditional--from the lost WPA files. From the New York Times bestselling author who "powerfully…