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The Cod's Tale

Mark Kurlansky - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2001 - 43 pages
Chronicles the relationship between humans and cod from the time of Vikings and of Columbus through the present day, discussing their life cycles, enemies, and eating habits.
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The Last Fish Tale: The Fate of the Atlantic and Survival in Gloucester ...

Mark Kurlansky - History - 2008 - 304 pages
The bestselling author of Cod, Salt, and The Big Oyster has enthralled readers with his incisive blend of culinary, cultural, and social history. Now, in his most colorful ...
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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 - 336 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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1968: The Year That Rocked the World

Mark Kurlansky - History - 2003 - 464 pages
In this monumental new book, award-winning author Mark Kurlansky has written his most ambitious work to date: a singular and ultimately definitive look at a pivotal moment in ...
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The Food of a Younger Land: A Portrait of American Food : Before the ...

Mark Kurlansky, United States. Works Progress Administration - 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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