Salmon

Salmon: A Fish, the Earth, and the History of a Common Fate

Non-Fiction, Languages & Reference, Dictionaries & Reference, Popular Science, Biology & Life Sciences
Paperback Published on: 07/10/2021
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Synopsis

WINNER OF THE JOHN AVERY AWARD AT THE ANDRÉ SIMON AWARDSIf we can save the salmon, we can save the worldOver the centuries, salmon have been a vital resource, a dietary staple and an irresistible catch. But there is so much more to this extraordinary fish.As international bestseller Mark Kurlansky reveals, salmon persist as a barometer for the health of our planet. Centuries of our greatest assaults on nature can be seen in their harrowing yet awe-inspiring life cycle.Full of all Kurlansky’s characteristic curiosity and insight, Salmon is a magisterial history of a wondrous creature.‘An epic, environmental tragedy’ Spectator‘These creatures have nurtured our imagination as surely as our bodies. This book does them justice!’ Bill McKibben

  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications
  • ISBN: 9780861541256
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm

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