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|©2013.||Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc||xxi, 263 pages, unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm||English|| |
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NF 323.1196 KURLANS 2013
Author Mark Kurlansky pleasantly surprised the world with this engaging best-seller that garnered rave reviews from critics and casual readers alike. His subject for this whimsical biography is the codfish, a species remarkable for its influence on humanity. Cod, Kurlansky argues, has driven economic, political, cultural and military thinking for centuries in the lands surrounding the Atlantic Ocean. Nations like England and Germany have waged...