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Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World
Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World
by Mark Kurlansky
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From the Bestselling Author of Salt and The Basque History of the World Cod, Mark Kurlansky’s third work of nonfiction and winner of the 1999 James Beard Award, is the biography of a single species of fish, but it may as well be a world history... (read more)

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Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food
Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food
by Paul Greenberg
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"A necessary book for anyone truly interested in what we take from the sea to eat, and how, and why." -Sam Sifton, The New York Times Book Review. Writer and life-long fisherman Paul Greenberg takes us on a journey, examining the four fish that dominate... (read more)

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Salmon Nation: People, Fish, and Our Common Home
Salmon Nation: People, Fish, and Our Common Home
by Edward C. Wolf and Seth Zuckerman
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"Whether you live in the tiniest village or the largest metropolis, you live in a watershed, an area whose run-off flows via a network of streams through one outlet into a larger body of water such as a river, bay, or ocean. If that watershed drains more... (read more)

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The Secret Life of Lobsters: How Fishermen & Scientists Are Unraveling the Mysteries of Our Favorite Crustacean (P.S.)
The Secret Life of Lobsters: How Fishermen & Scientists Are Unraveling the Mysteries of Our Favorite Crustacean (P.S.)
by Trevor Corson
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In this intimate portrait of an island lobstering community and aneccentric band of renegade biologists, journalist Trevor Corson escorts the reader onto the slippery decks of fishing boats, through danger-filled scuba dives, and deep into the churning... (read more)

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Fishing with John
Fishing with John
by Edith Iglauer
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This is a love story; an unlikely convergence of two people from different worlds who were able to make a rich and tender life together, and not only endure each other' s company in alarmingly close quarters but revel in it. Edith Iglauer was born... (read more)

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Cod : a Biography of the Fish That Changed the World (97 Edition)
Cod : a Biography of the Fish That Changed the World (97 Edition)
by Mark Kurlansky
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The codfish. Wars have been fought over it, revolutions have been spurred by it, national diets have been based on it, economies and livelihoods have depended on it, and the settlement of North America was driven by it. To the millions it has sustained... (read more)

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Red Summer: The Danger and Madness of Commercial Salmon Fishing in Alaska
Red Summer: The Danger and Madness of Commercial Salmon Fishing in Alaska
by Bill Carter
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Painting a visceral portrait of the life of commercial fishermen in the remote Eskimo village of Egekik, Alaska, this intense memoir depicts the author's four summers spent with a crew of seasonal salmon netters. Distinguishing itself from a typical... (read more)

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Salmon, People, and Place: A Biologist's Search for Salmon Recovery
Salmon, People, and Place: A Biologist's Search for Salmon Recovery
by Jim Lichatowich
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Each year wild Pacific salmon leave their oceanic feeding grounds and swim hundreds of miles back to their home rivers. The salmon’s annual return is a place-defining event in the Pacific Northwest, with immense ecological, economic, and social... (read more)

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Build a Pond for Food & Fun
Build a Pond for Food & Fun
by D J Young
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Since the 1973 publication of Storey's first Country Wisdom Bulletin, our commitment to preserving the arts, crafts, and skills of country life has never wavered. We now have more than 200 titles in this series of 32-page publications, and their... (read more)

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Fishing Grounds: Defining a New Era for American Fisheries Management
Fishing Grounds: Defining a New Era for American Fisheries Management
by H John Heinz
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Fisheries management today is highly contentious. The interests of fishers and fish processors, coastal communities, the government, and environmental organizations are often different and can even be mutually incompatible."Fishing Grounds" offers a... (read more)

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Principles of Sustainable Aquaculture: Promoting Social, Economic and Environmental Resilience (Earthscan Food and Agriculture)
Principles of Sustainable Aquaculture: Promoting Social, Economic and Environmental Resilience (Earthscan Food and Agriculture)
by Stuart W. Bunting
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Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organisms, principally fish, molluscs, crustaceans and marine algae. It has seen phenomenal worldwide growth in the past fifty years and many people view it as the best solution for the provision of high quality... (read more)

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Shellfish Mariculture in Drakes Estero, Point Reyes National Seashore, California
Shellfish Mariculture in Drakes Estero, Point Reyes National Seashore, California
by National Research Council.
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From the National Research Council's Committee on Best Practices for Shellfish Mariculture and the Effects of Commercial Activities in Drakes Estero, Point Reyes National Seashore, California, this report clarifies the scientific issues involved in... (read more)

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Hooked: Pirates, Poaching, and the Perfect Fish
Hooked: Pirates, Poaching, and the Perfect Fish
by G Bruce Knecht
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This modern pirate yarn has all the makings of a great true adventure tale and is also an exploration of the ways our culinary tastes have all manner of unintended consequences for the world around us. Hooked is a story about the poaching of the... (read more)

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Nights of Ice: True Stories of Disaster and Survival on Alaska's High Seas
Nights of Ice: True Stories of Disaster and Survival on Alaska's High Seas
by Spike Walker
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Spike Walker has spent more than a decade fishing in the subzero hell of Alaska's coastal waters. This collection--coming on the heels of his classic memoir Working on the Edge--is a testament to the courage of those who brave nature's wrath each fishing... (read more)

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Catfish Ponds and Lily Pads: Creating and Enjoying a Family Pond
Catfish Ponds and Lily Pads: Creating and Enjoying a Family Pond
by Louise Riotte
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In this entertaining guide, Louise Riotte tells you everything you need to know to create a productive pond on your own land, from siting the pond to maintaining water quality and stocking the pond with fish. She also includes plenty of old-time... (read more)

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Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food
Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food
by Paul Greenberg
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In the vein of The Omnivore's Dilemma, Four Fish looks at the current state of tuna, bass, salmon, and cod. Fished, farmed, modified, and championed, these four make up the bulk of our fish consumption. New York Times magazine writer Greenberg explores... (read more)

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The Last Fish Tale: The Fate of the Atlantic and Survival in Gloucester, America's Oldest Fishing Port and Most Original Town
The Last Fish Tale: The Fate of the Atlantic and Survival in Gloucester, America's Oldest Fishing Port and Most Original Town
by Mark Kurlansky
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The bestselling author of Cod, Salt, and The Big Oyster has enthralled readers with his incisive blend of culinary, cultural, and social history. Now, in his most colorful, personal, and important book to date, Mark Kurlansky turns his attention to a... (read more)

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A Fish Out of Water: From Seattle Socialite to Commercial Fisherwoman - Hazel's Fishing Diaries from 1940's Alaska
A Fish Out of Water: From Seattle Socialite to Commercial Fisherwoman - Hazel's Fishing Diaries from 1940's Alaska
by Arlene Lochridge
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She had never fished a day in her life, but newly married Hazel Stone and her equally inexperienced husband, Carl, headed off on an adventure of a lifetime - to earn a living fishing in Alaska.  Used to the easy life of a socialite in Seattle, Hazel... (read more)

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Time Bandit: Two Brothers, the Bering Sea, and One of the World's Deadliest Jobs
Time Bandit: Two Brothers, the Bering Sea, and One of the World's Deadliest Jobs
by Andy Hillstrand
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Every Alaskan king crab season, brothers Andy and Johnathan Hillstrand risk their lives and seek their fortunes upon the treacherous waters of the Bering Sea. Sons of a hard-bitten, highly successful fisherman, and born with brine in their blood, the... (read more)

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Crisis in the World's Fisheries: People, Problems, and Policies
Crisis in the World's Fisheries: People, Problems, and Policies
by James R Mcgoodwin
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The Teacher's Book includes teaching notes, keys and advice on preparing candidates for the exam.... (read more)

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