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Cod by Mark Kurlansky


A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World

by Mark Kurlansky

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Unabridged Edition
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7 Hrs. 26 Min.


The innocuous cod has been the subject of international wars, national diets, economies, livelihoods, and health in general. Mark Kurlansky approaches the cod with his love of food and food culture, and leaps into history, folklore, and even recipes dating to the fourteenth century and forward. This famous fish spurred interest in the development of North America, and caused a whole nation of people to jump into fishing and ocean exploration. Including word origins, this audiobook also contains recipes and uses for all kinds of cod.

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  • Published: 2002
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: C001246
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