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The Food Explorer

The True Adventures of the Globe-Trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats

The Food Explorer( )
Author: Stone, Daniel
ISBN:978-1-101-99059-9
Publication Date:Feb 2019
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Dutton
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

The true adventures of David Fairchild, a late-nineteenth-century food explorer who travelled the globe and introduced diverse crops like avocados, mangoes, seedless grapes - and thousands more - to the American plate. Kale from Croatia, mangoes from India, and hops from Bavaria. Peaches from China, avocados from Chile, and pomegranates from Malta. Along the way, he was arrested, caught diseases, and bargained with island tribes. But his culinary ambition came during a formative era,...
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Book Details
Pages:416
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Environmentalists & Naturalists
Social Science / Agriculture & Food
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.382 x 8.112 x 1.014 Inches
Book Weight:0.735 Pounds



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