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The Secret Life Of Lobsters

Author : Trevor Corson
ISBN : 9780061873973
Genre : Nature
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In this intimate portrait of an island lobstering community and aneccentric band of renegade biologists, journalist Trevor Corson escorts the reader onto the slippery decks of fishing boats, through danger-filled scuba dives, and deep into the churning currents of the Gulf of Maine to learn about the secret undersea lives of lobsters. This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.
Category: Nature

I Lobster

Author : Nancy Frazier
ISBN : 9781611683233
Genre : Nature
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A consideration of the lobster in history, myth, art, literature, and cuisine
Category: Nature

1 000 Foods To Eat Before You Die

Author : Mimi Sheraton
ISBN : 9780761183068
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 35.72 MB
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The ultimate gift for the food lover. In the same way that 1,000 Places to See Before You Die reinvented the travel book, 1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die is a joyous, informative, dazzling, mouthwatering life list of the world’s best food. The long-awaited new book in the phenomenal 1,000 . . . Before You Die series, it’s the marriage of an irresistible subject with the perfect writer, Mimi Sheraton—award-winning cookbook author, grande dame of food journalism, and former restaurant critic for The New York Times. 1,000 Foods fully delivers on the promise of its title, selecting from the best cuisines around the world (French, Italian, Chinese, of course, but also Senegalese, Lebanese, Mongolian, Peruvian, and many more)—the tastes, ingredients, dishes, and restaurants that every reader should experience and dream about, whether it’s dinner at Chicago’s Alinea or the perfect empanada. In more than 1,000 pages and over 550 full-color photographs, it celebrates haute and snack, comforting and exotic, hyper-local and the universally enjoyed: a Tuscan plate of Fritto Misto. Saffron Buns for breakfast in downtown Stockholm. Bird’s Nest Soup. A frozen Milky Way. Black truffles from Le Périgord. Mimi Sheraton is highly opinionated, and has a gift for supporting her recommendations with smart, sensuous descriptions—you can almost taste what she’s tasted. You’ll want to eat your way through the book (after searching first for what you have already tried, and comparing notes). Then, following the romance, the practical: where to taste the dish or find the ingredient, and where to go for the best recipes, websites included.
Category: Cooking

Dead Seas

Author : Taras Grescoe
ISBN : 9780330540230
Genre : Nature
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There’s simply no limit to the sins people will commit for a tasty meal. The Japanese are notorious for their trade in bluefin tuna, while newlyweds in Bangkok, Shanghai and Singapore devour a gelatinous soup made from poached abalone and fins hacked from living sharks. But surely there’s no need for you to feel bad about ordering sea bass in a London restaurant? Unless, of course, you consider that you may well be enjoying one of the very last members of the species. In Dead Seas we follow acclaimed journalist Taras Grescoe on a year-long, round-the-world trip, as he eats his way from the top to the bottom of the food chain with one purpose in mind: to find out whether he can continue to eat such delicacies in good conscience. As well as painting a vivid and often hilarious picture of the fascinating people Taras encounters, Dead Seas explores the impact we are having on sea life by overfishing and draws our attention to some of the ethical choices we can make. At a time when many of the fish we take for granted are on the verge of extinction, we need to face the fact that very soon jellyfish sandwiches may be all that is left for us to eat.
Category: Nature

The Secret Life Of Germs

Author : Philip M. Tierno
ISBN : 0743421884
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Examines the threats caused by an exploding level of germ infections, from the common cold to flesh-eating bacteria; offers ways to protect against infection; and discusses the media, germ warfare, and the importance of germs.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Secret Life Of A Schoolgirl

Author : Rosemary Kingsland
ISBN : 9780307422323
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Secret Life of a Schoolgirl is an extraordinary memoir—a jewel. Rosemary Kingsland was born in India during the dying days of the British Raj. While there, she and her family lived a life of privilege. But with the fall of the Raj, they were forced to return to England, where their fortunes took a decided turn for the worse. In London, then in Cornwall, then back in London, the simmering tension between Rosemary’s parents erupted into outright warfare fueled by alcohol and her father’s persistent, unrepentant womanizing. It was a lonely, dangerous childhood. But one day Rosemary’s life changed forever. At a café where she had gone to escape from a party her father had insisted she attend with him, she met Richard Burton, the dashingly handsome Welsh actor who was then the toast of the London stage. She had seen him in Under Milkwood some months before. She was an adolescent schoolgirl. He was twenty-nine. The Secret Life of a Schoolgirl is a deeply felt evocation of first love, and of family bonds forged in intense isolation. It is made all the more remarkable by the luminous quality and riveting narrative voice of Rosemary Kingsland.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Secret Life Of Barack Hussein Obama

Author : Mondo Frazier
ISBN : 9781451633191
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The creator of the Death By a Thousand Papercuts online news source challenges official reports on the 44th President's background to raise questions about such topics as his citizenship, his purported Socialist views and his revolutionary associates. 75,000 first printing.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Down East

Author :
ISBN : WISC:89082412180
Genre : Maine
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Category: Maine

Lobster S Secret

Author : Kathleen M. Hollenbeck
ISBN : 1607276542
Genre :
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Lobster was just molted, and the secret he keeps about his menacing-looking new shell could get him in a lot of trouble. Reviewed by the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Lobster's Secret is a fun and informative story with beautifully detailed illustrations. This book includes an easy-to-download audiobook with realistic sound effects for added fun.
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The Economist

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ISBN : IND:30000092809023
Genre : Commerce
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Category: Commerce

U S News World Report

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105114630218
Genre : United States
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Category: United States

American Scientist

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ISBN : UOM:39015064355608
Genre : Greek letter societies
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Category: Greek letter societies

Library Journal

Author : Melvil Dewey
ISBN : UOM:39015081490479
Genre : Libraries
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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.
Category: Libraries

The Secret Lives Of Lawfully Wedded Wives

Author : Autumn Stephens
ISBN : 1608680045
Genre : Literary Collections
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Some marriages are made in heaven, and others, quite frankly, are not. This anthology collects the private reflections of 25 well-known women writers, some of whom speak under the liberating cloak of anonymity. They reveal the truth about their marriages, their divorces, and sometimes, their decisions to remain single. The essays here chronicle the highs and lows of romantic relationships, the ebb and flow of love and desire, and the many alternatives to traditional matrimony. With topics ranging from infidelity and true love to orgasms, children, career power struggles, race issues, and aging, these are stories that empower women to make sense of their own lives.
Category: Literary Collections

Cape Cod Nantucket Martha S Vineyard

Author : Andrew Bender
ISBN : 1740597575
Genre : Travel
File Size : 46.89 MB
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Lonely Planet travel guides:- Inspirational colour Highlights sections and tailored Itineraries chapters make pre-trip planning a breeze- Lead titles feature handy full-colour foldout road map for easy navigation- Features insider tips and opinionated reviews from authors with intimate ties to the region- Special features and detours take travelers off the beaten trackCape Cod, Nantucket & Martha's Vineyard:- Highlights the region's best hiking, cycling, kayaking and whale-watching- Dedicated Food & Drink section on the Cape's distinctive cuisine, written by a food expert- Themed Itineraries covering Cape Cod's back roads and waterways, arts and antique trails, and coastal history- The region receives more than 4.7 million visitors each year"The essential companion, with well presented information on everything from folklore to reading lists to insider lunch spots." -Conde Nast Traveler
Category: Travel

New York

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ISBN : NWU:35556035738491
Genre : New York (N.Y.)
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Category: New York (N.Y.)

Letters From Legends And The Incredible Interviews That Inspired Them

Author : Marian Christy
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124045605
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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These previously unpublished letters to the author by major figures in government, show business and the media, based on her eye-opening interviews with them, will keep you glued to this amazing book from beginning to end. Included are Richard Nixon, Jerry Lewis, Tom Brokaw, Gerald Ford, Yoko Ono, Corretta Scott King, Dan Rather, Margaret Mead, Candice Bergen, Jerry Lewis, Barbara Walters, Joan Crawford, Elizabeth Taylor, Julia Child, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Princess Grace, Arnold Schwarzenegger & Maria Shriver, and many more!
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Zen Of Fish

Author : Trevor Corson
ISBN : 9780060883508
Genre : Nature
File Size : 68.55 MB
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Everything you never knew about sushi—its surprising origins, the colorful lives of its chefs, the bizarre behavior of the creatures that compose it—is revealed in this entertaining documentary account by the author of the highly acclaimed The Secret Life of Lobsters. When a twenty-year-old woman arrives at America's first sushi-chef training academy in Los Angeles, she is unprepared for the challenges ahead: knives like swords, instructors like samurai, prejudice against female chefs, demanding Hollywood customers—and that's just the first two weeks. In this richly reported story, journalist Trevor Corson shadows several American sushi novices and a master Japanese chef, taking the reader behind the scenes as the students strive to master the elusive art of cooking without cooking. With the same eye for drama and humor that Corson brings to the exploits of the chefs, he delves into the biology and natural history of the creatures of the sea. He illuminates sushi's beginnings as an Indo-Chinese meal akin to cheese, describes its reinvention in bustling nineteenth-century Tokyo as a cheap fast food, and tells the story of the pioneers who brought it to America. He shows how this unlikely meal is now exploding into the American heartland just as the long-term future of sushi may be unraveling. The Zen of Fish is a compelling tale of human determination as well as a delectable smorgasbord of surprising food science, intrepid reporting, and provocative cultural history.
Category: Nature

Altruistic Armadillos Zenlike Zebras

Author : Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
ISBN : PSU:000059179160
Genre : Nature
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Provides descriptions of one hundred of the author's favorite animals, arranged alphabetically and including bonobos, giant pandas, hummingbirds, kakapos, lemurs, naked mole rats, and wolves.
Category: Nature