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Author Kurlansky, Mark.
Title Birdseye : the adventures of a curious man / Mark Kurlansky.
Published New York : Doubleday, c2012.
Book Cover
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 Floor2  HD9217.U52 B575 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition 1st ed.
Description xvii, 251 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-240) and index.
Contents Prologue: a curious ending -- A nineteenth-century man -- Bugs begins -- Bob goes West -- Ticks -- Frozen -- Freezing -- The idea -- The deal -- The magic -- The inventor -- Beyond the sunset and the baths.
Summary From the author who gave us "Cod," "Salt," and other informative bestsellers, the first biography of Clarence Birdseye, the eccentric genius inventor whose fast-freezing process revolutionized the food industry and American agriculture.
Subject Birdseye, Clarence, 1886-1956.
Frozen foods industry -- United States -- History.
Inventors -- United States -- Biography.
Businessmen -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 0385527055 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780385527057 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780385535885 (electronic)
0385535880 (electronic)
Standard # 40021108421
OCLC number 753624523