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6 edition of The Big Oyster found in the catalog.

The Big Oyster

History on the Half Shell

by Mark Kurlansky

  • 351 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by RH Audio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History: American,
  • United States - General,
  • Oysters,
  • Fish Cookery,
  • United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic,
  • Commercial Fishing,
  • Social History,
  • History,
  • Abridged Audio - History,
  • New York (State),
  • New York,
  • Specific Ingredients - Seafood,
  • History / General,
  • Audio - Nonfiction,
  • Regional & Ethnic - American - Middle Atlantic States,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • Audiobooks,
  • Cookery (Oysters)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTom Stechschulte (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7914694M
    ISBN 100739324705
    ISBN 109780739324707

    The Gulf Oyster Industry Council commissioned Big to create a Gulf Coast Oyster Field Guide – the first of its kind – that would cover the history, geography, and flavors of oysters caught and farmed in all five Gulf States. We sent a team from Big to travel the Texas Coast to the Florida Panhandle, sampling oysters from every region while The Big Oyster: History On The Half Shell () About book: Commerce, consumption and the end of an eraAwhile back, I read The Oyster: The Life and Lore of the Celebrated Bivalve to learn how oysters reproduce. Apparently, I developed a little crush on the bivalves -- not in the gastronomical sense; I’ve never eaten one -- because when I saw The Big Oyster by Mark Kurlanksy in an airport

      The big oyster on that expedition was half the size of Big, but its very existence was a hopeful sign. The oyster beds in New York Harbor were all but ruined by pollution in the 20th :// The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell International Night: A Father and Daughter Cook Their Way Around the World *Including More Than Recipes* The Eastern Stars: How Baseball Changed the

      The Big Oyster audiobook, by Mark Kurlansky 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 America/New_York Beyond The Book: The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell Follow the dynamic cultural and culinary history of oysters in New York and the rise of America’s environmentalist movement. Guest speaker: Keenan Boyle, oyster farmer. Main Library


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