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Salt: A World History

Salt: A World History

by Mark Kurlansky

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|October 15, 2002

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From the award-winning and bestselling author of Cod comes the dramatic, human story of a simple substance, an element almost as vital as water, that has created fortunes, provoked revolutions, directed economies and enlivened our recipes. Salt is common, easy to…
The Belly Of Paris

The Belly Of Paris

by Emile Zola

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|May 12, 2009

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Part of Emile Zola’s multigenerational Rougon-Macquart saga, The Belly of Paris is the story of Florent Quenu, a wrongly accused man who escapes imprisonment on Devil’s Island. Returning to his native Paris, Florent finds a city he barely recognizes,…
1968: The Year That Rocked The World

1968: The Year That Rocked The World

by Mark Kurlansky

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|January 11, 2005

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “In this highly opinionated and highly readable history, Kurlansky makes a case for why 1968 has lasting relevance in the United States and around the world.”—Dan Rather   To some, 1968 was the year…
Frozen In Time (adapted For Young Readers): 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 Unreasonable Virtue of Fly Fishing

The Unreasonable Virtue of Fly Fishing

by Mark Kurlansky

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|March 2, 2021

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Cod: A Biography Of The Fish That Changed The World
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Wars have been fought over it, revolutions have been spurred by it, national diets have been based on it, economies have depended on it, and the settlement of North America was driven by it. Cod, it turns out, is the reason Europeans set sail across the Atlantic,…
The Basque History Of The World

The Basque History Of The World

by Mark Kurlansky

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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…
The Story Of Salt

The Story Of Salt

by Mark Kurlansky

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|August 7, 2014

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"[T]his salutary…micro-history will have young readers lifting their shakers in tribute." — Kirkus Reviews , *starred review* "A lively and well-researched title, with exemplary art." — School Library Journa l, *starred review* From the team…
World Without Fish

World Without Fish

by Mark Kurlansky

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|November 4, 2014

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A KID’S GUIDE TO THE OCEAN "Can you imagine a world without fish? It's not as crazy as it sounds. But if we keep doing things the way we've been doing things, fish could become extinct within fifty years. So let's change the way we do…
Paper: Paging Through History

Paper: Paging Through History

by Mark Kurlansky

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|May 23, 2017

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From the New York Times best-selling author of Cod and Salt , a definitive history of paper and the astonishing ways it has shaped today’s world. Paper is one of the simplest and most essential pieces of human technology. For the past two millennia,…
Nonviolence: The History Of A Dangerous Idea

Nonviolence: The History Of A Dangerous Idea

by Mark Kurlansky

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|April 8, 2008

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In this timely, highly original, and controversial narrative, New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky discusses nonviolence as a distinct entity, a course of action, rather than a mere state of mind. Nonviolence can and should be a technique for…
The Importance of Not Being Ernest: My Life with the Uninvited Hemingway
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