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Mark Kurlansky

Autor(a) de Salt: A World History

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About the Author

Mark Kurlansky is the author of The Basque History of the World, the New York Times bestseller Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World (among the New York Public Library's Best Books of the Year in 1998), as well as A Chosen Few: The Resurrection of European Jewry; A Continent of mostrar mais Islands: Searching for the Caribbean Destiny, and several acclaimed works of short fiction and journalism about the Caribbean. He spent seven years as the Caribbean correspondent for the Chicago Tribune. He lives in New York City. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras por Mark Kurlansky

Salt: A World History (2002) 6,041 exemplares
Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World (1997) — Autor — 3,211 exemplares
1968: The Year That Rocked the World (2003) 1,190 exemplares
Paper: Paging Through History (2016) 780 exemplares
The Story of Salt (2006) 393 exemplares
The Last Fish Tale (2008) 330 exemplares
Milk! A 10,000-Year Food Fracas (2018) 300 exemplares
World Without Fish (2011) 289 exemplares
The Cod's Tale (2001) 223 exemplares
Havana: A Subtropical Delirium (2017) 162 exemplares
Battle Fatigue (2011) 38 exemplares
A Moveable Feast 3 exemplares
The Girl Who Swam To Euskadi (2005) 3 exemplares

Associated Works

The Belly of Paris (1873) — Tradutor, algumas edições1,188 exemplares
Gandhi on Non-Violence: A Selection From the Writings of Mahatma Gandi (1964) — Prefácio, algumas edições336 exemplares
Haiti Noir (2011) — Contribuidor — 136 exemplares
Best Food Writing 2000 (2000) — Contribuidor — 60 exemplares
Solo: Writers on Pilgrimage (2004) — Contribuidor — 11 exemplares
Hebbes Preview. 12 nieuwe smaakmakers voor het voorjaar (2006) — Autor, algumas edições4 exemplares
hebbes — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
Glass : Satyagraha : 2017/18 [programme] (2018) — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar


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Everything you ever wanted to know about onions including their history, varieties and uses from ancient times to the present. There is a lot of cool trivia including that George Washington had an onion patch next to his house which he would dig up a couple and snack on. Also, Custer (of last stand fame) ate them all the time to the chagrin of his wife. The Romans feasted on all manner of bulbs including many flowers like Gladiolas. My issue is the overkill of recipes. How many variations on onion soups do you need to read about?… (mais)
muddyboy | 1 outra crítica | Feb 25, 2024 |
things bookbox ; The author uses the New England town of Gloucester to discussing the disappearing way of life - commercial fishing. How the town was formed, the changes over the centuries due to population & fish species available and what happened when government got involved. Very good and informative.
nancynova | 4 outras críticas | Feb 22, 2024 |
Interesting, but not as enjoyable as Cod, Salt and The Big Oyster. I guess reading lots of recipes doesn’t really do it for me. Seemed that onion sauce is much like creamed onions.

I am not a vegetarian, but the recipe for blood sauce disturbed me for some reason. I won’t go looking for any of that.
KaterinaBead | 1 outra crítica | Jan 23, 2024 |
Enjoyed it, a lot of tying history together and the start of bigger things - taxation, money, trade etc.. Easy to drop and pick up easily. Lots of recipes.
SteveMcI | 163 outras críticas | Jan 6, 2024 |



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