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Godforsaken Grapes

Author : Jason Wilson
ISBN : 9781683352105
Genre : Cooking
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There are nearly 1,400 known varieties of wine grapes in the world—from altesse to zierfandler—but 80 percent of the wine we drink is made from only 20 grapes. In Godforsaken Grapes, Jason Wilson looks at how that came to be and embarks on a journey to discover what we miss. Stemming from his own growing obsession, Wilson moves far beyond the “noble grapes,” hunting down obscure and underappreciated wines from Switzerland, Austria, Portugal, France, Italy, the United States, and beyond. In the process, he looks at why these wines fell out of favor (or never gained it in the first place), what it means to be obscure, and how geopolitics, economics, and fashion have changed what we drink. A combination of travel memoir and epicurean adventure, Godforsaken Grapes is an entertaining love letter to wine.
Category: Cooking

From Passaic To The Moon

Author : Bob Rosenthal
ISBN : 0967281016
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A series of true adventures is described in the life of Bob Rosenthal, one ofthe aerospace engineers who put the first man on the moon.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Best American Travel Writing 2016

Author : Bill Bryson
ISBN : 9780544812161
Genre : Travel
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This collection gathers the best travel essays from The New Yorker, Harpers, GQ and more—featuring Paul Theroux, Alice Gregory, Dave Eggers and others. Why do I travel? Why does anyone of us travel? Bill Bryson poses these questions in his introduction to The Best American Travel Writing 2016, and though he admits, “I wasn’t at all sure I knew the answer,” these questions start us on the path of some fascinating explorations. While the various contributors to this collection travel for different reasons, they all come back with stories. Whether traversing the Arctic by dogsled, attending a surreal film festival in North Korea, or strolling the streets of a fast-changing Havana, some of today’s best travel writers share their experiences of the world and the human condition, offering, if not answers, than illumination and insight. The Best American Travel Writing 2016 includesMichael Chabon, William T. Vollmann, Helen Macdonald, Sara Corbett, Stephanie Pearson, Thomas Chatterton Williams, Pico Iyer, and others.
Category: Travel

The Cider Revival

Author : Jason Wilson
ISBN : 9781683356868
Genre : Cooking
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Cider is having a major moment, and The Cider Revival charts its history, resurgence, and a year with the vanguard makers of heritage cider Cider is the quintessential American beverage. Drank by early settlers and founding fathers, it was ubiquitous and pervasive, but following Prohibition when orchards were destroyed and neglected, cider all but disappeared. In The Cider Revival, Jason Wilson chronicles what is happening now, an extraordinary rebirth that is less than a decade old. Following the seasons through the autumn harvest, winter fermentation, spring bottling, and summer festival and orchard work, Wilson travels around New York and New England, with forays to the Midwest, the West Coast, and Europe. He meets the new heroes of cider: orchardists who are rediscovering long lost apple varieties, cider makers who have the attention to craftsmanship of natural wine makers, and beverage professionals who see cider as poised to explode in popularity. What emerges is a deeply rewarding story, an exploration of cider’s identity and future, and its cultural and environmental significance. A blend of history and travelogue, The Cider Revival is a toast to a complex drink.
Category: Cooking

The Best American Travel Writing 2019

Author : Jason Wilson
ISBN : 9780358094234
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The year's best travel writing, as chosen by series editor Jason Wilson and guest editor Alexandra Fuller.
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The Best American Travel Writing 2021

Author : Jason Wilson
ISBN : 9780358361848
Genre : Travel
File Size : 24.53 MB
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A collection of the year's best travel writing selected by a high profile guest editor.
Category: Travel

The Holy Bible

Author : Frederic Charles Cook
ISBN : UIUC:30112114869297
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The Holy Bible

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ISBN : BML:37001103911694
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The Grapes Of Wrath

Author : John Steinbeck
ISBN : UOM:39015041357701
Genre : Fiction
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Contains the text of Steinbeck's novel depicting the struggles of migrant workers and includes essays on its social and literary context
Category: Fiction

The Covenant

Author : James Albert Michener
ISBN : 0449244741
Genre : South Africa
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Category: South Africa

The Best American Travel Writing 2018

Author : Cheryl Strayed
ISBN : 9781328497697
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A collection of the best travel writing published in 2017, selected by Cheryl Strayed.
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Horace The Epistles

Author : Horace
ISBN : UCSC:32106008450055
Genre : Epistolary poetry
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Category: Epistolary poetry

The Grapes Of Wrath And Other Writings 1936 1941

Author : John Steinbeck
ISBN : UOM:39015036032368
Genre : California, Gulf of (Mexico)
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Contains writings completed by Steinbeck between 1936 and 1941, featuring "The Grapes of Wrath," and including a report on migrant workers, several short stories, and an account of a marine expedition.
Category: California, Gulf of (Mexico)

From The Pacific To The Atlantic

Author : Warren Barlow Johnson
ISBN : NYPL:33433115689162
Genre : Mormon Church
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Charming account of transcontinental travel from west to east. The author "went to California in 1880 at the solicitation of friends and relatives, and took this means of getting back to Massachusetts, as he did not like California, and was short of means to bring himself, horse, and cow back to Massachusetts, and practically walked from the Pacific to the Atlantic, without any serious molestation.
Category: Mormon Church

Journals Of The Senate Of Canada

Author : Canada. Parliament. Senate
ISBN : UOM:39015077090226
Genre : Canada
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Appendices to the various volumes bound separately.
Category: Canada