The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell

The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell

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Before New York City was the Big Apple, it could have been called the Big Oyster. Now award-winning author Mark Kurlansky tells the remarkable story of New York by following the trajectory of one of its most fascinating inhabitants–the oyster, whose influence on the great metropolis remains unparalleled.

For centuries New York was famous for its oysters, which until the early 1900s played such a dominant a role in the city’s economy, gastronomy, and ecology that… (more)

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Publisher: Random House (January 09, 2007)

Format: EPUB

File size: 1.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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