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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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The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell

Mark Kurlansky - Cooking - 2007 - 307 pages
Presents an insightful look at the influence of the oyster on four centuries of New York history, culture, economics, and culinary trends.
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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 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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The Basque History of the World

Mark Kurlansky - History - 2010 - 400 pages
The Basque History of the World is the illuminating story of an ancient and enigmatic people. Signs of their civilization existed well before the arrival of the Romans in 218 B ...
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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
The intriguing, inspiring history of one small, impoverished area in the Dominican Republic that has produced a staggering number of Major League Baseball talent, from an award ...
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