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 and James A. Beard Award winning author of "1968: The Year That Rocked the World" and "Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World".


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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