Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man

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Thorndike Press, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 359 pages
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Break out the TV dinners! From the author who gave us" Cod," "Salt," and other informative bestsellers, the first biography of Clarence Birdseye, the eccentric genius inventor whose fast-freezing process revolutionized the food industry and American agriculture.

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I picked this up on a whim; I had no idea Bob Birdseye was even a person. I've eaten Birdseye frozen vegetables as long as I can remember, but it was only through this book that I learned that ... Read full review

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A fascinating little book about a fascinating little man. Clarence "Bob" Birdseye was a tinkerer, and invented many little things - some of which are still in use. And his most important invention led ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

MARK KURLANSKY is the "New York Times" bestselling author of many books, including "The Food of a Younger Land," "Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World," "Salt: A World History," "1968: The Year That Rocked the World," and "The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell." He lives in New York City.

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