Birdseye

The Adventures of a Curious Man

By Mark Kurlansky
(Doubleday Books, Hardcover, 9780385527057, 251pp.)

Publication Date: May 8, 2012

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Break out the TV dinners! 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.




About the Author
Mark Kurlansky is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty-eight books and a former foreign correspondent for the International Herald Tribune, the Chicago Tribune, the Miami Herald, and the Philadelphia Inquirer. He lives in New York City.


NPR
Sunday, May 6, 2012

Before locavores and the "slow food" movement, one man's invention radically transformed how (and what) we eat. In his new book, Mark Kurlansky shows us the curious, roving mind that made TV dinners possible. More at NPR.org

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