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The Unreasonable Virtue Of Fly Fishing

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Salt: A World History
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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…
Salmon: A Fish, The Earth, And The History Of Their Common Fate
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|March 13, 2020

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A tribute to a magnificent animal whose cycles of life are entwined with every aspect of nature and who has struggled with heroic determination for its survival Henry David Thoreau wrote, 'Who hears the fishes when they cry?' Maybe we need to go down to the…
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
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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 Belly Of Paris
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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,…
Salt: A World History
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|January 31, 2003

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An unlikely world history from the bestselling author of Cod and The Basque History of the World In his fifth work of nonfiction, Mark Kurlansky turns his attention to a common household item with a long and intriguing history: salt. The only rock we eat, salt…
Milk!: A 10,000-year Food Fracas
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|May 7, 2019

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Mark Kurlansky's first global food history since the bestselling Cod and Salt ; the fascinating cultural, economic, and culinary story of milk and all things dairy--with recipes throughout. According to the Greek creation myth, we are so much spilt milk; a…
1968: The Year That Rocked The World
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|January 11, 2005

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To some, 1968 was the year of sex, drugs, and rock and roll. Yet it was also the year of the Martin Luther King, Jr., and Bobby Kennedy assassinations; the riots at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago; Prague Spring; the antiwar movement and the Tet…
The Story Of Salt
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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…
Havana: A Subtropical Delirium
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|March 6, 2018

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A city of tropical heat, 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 Havana:…
Winterlust: Finding Beauty in the Fiercest Season

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A sweeping, beautiful survey of all things winter. Brunner masterfully does in words what resilient and adventurous people have done in their lives for centuries; he finds beauty in blizzards and ice and the crystallized enchantment of snow." - Dan Egan ,…
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