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Boogaloo on 2nd Avenue: A Novel of Pastry, Guilt, and Music

Mark Kurlansky - Fiction - 2005 - 319 pages
Captures the lives of the inhabitants of a tight-knit, ethnically diverse neighborhood on the Lower East Side of New York, including Nathan, a claustrophobic married man ...
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1968: The Year That Rocked The World

Mark Kurlansky - History - 2005 - 441 pages
Provides a detailed look at 1968, a pivotal year in the history of the twentieth century, exploring the turbulent events, politics, culture, economics, and social changes that ...
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The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell

Mark Kurlansky - History - 2007 - 307 pages
Before New York City was the Big Apple, it could have been called the Big Oyster. Now award-winning author Mark Kurlansky tells the remarkable story of New York by following ...
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The Food of a Younger Land: A Portrait of American Food : Before the ...

Mark Kurlansky - Cooking - 2009 - 397 pages
Uses long-forgotten WPA files archived in the Library of Congress to paint a detailed picture of Depression Era Americans through the food that they ate and the local ...
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The White Man in the Tree and Other Stories

Mark Kurlansky - Fiction - 2001 - 336 pages
A new collection of short fiction by the author of Cod and The Basque History of the World provides a whimsical portrait of cultural misunderstandings in a novella and eight ...
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A Chosen Few: The Resurrection of European Jewry

Mark Kurlansky - History - 2008 - 464 pages
A POWERFUL, DEEPLY MOVING NARRATIVE OF HOPE REBORN IN THE SHADOW OF DESPAIR Fifty years after it was bombed to rubble, Berlin is once again a city in which Jews gather for the ...
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Salt: A World History

Mark Kurlansky - History - 2010 - 496 pages
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The Eastern Stars: How Baseball Changed the Dominican Town of San Pedro de ...

Mark Kurlansky - Sports & Recreation - 2010 - 352 pages
"A fantastic social history" from the author of Salt and Cod (USA Today) In the Dominican Republic town of San Pedro de Macorís, baseball is often seen as the only way to a ...
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