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The Last Fish Tale

by Mark Kurlansky

  • 76 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Random House Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24257844M
ISBN 109780345507730
OCLC/WorldCa236485858

  Review: The Last Fish Tale by Mark Kurlansky. Yet it is a common feature of fishermen's tales all over the world that overfishing is someone else's fault. The essential gift book . Engagingly written and filled with rich history, delicious anecdotes, colorful characters, and local recipes, The Last Fish Tale is Kurlansky's most urgent story, a heartfelt tribute to what he calls "socio-diversity" and a lament that "each culture, each way of life that vanishes, diminishes the richness of civilization.".

Mary happens to visit a Fish Market that proves central to the story, and the reason why the book is called "Fish". The enthusiasm and energy that fish mongers display at the market stuns Mary. Even though their job appears very boring and monotonous, the fish mongers were somehow able to do it /5. The Last Fish Tale - The Last Fish Tale audiobook, by Mark Kurlansky Fishing at sea, an ancient trade and a way of life that has defined coastal towns throughout history, may be coming to an end. The culture and traditions of coastal Britain and of seagoing nations everywhere are now threatened with extinction.

  This is the tale of our earth's disappearing fisheries and a vanishing way of life that has defined coastal towns throughout history. The colorful, exuberant story of the fishing town of Gloucester is the lens through which Kurlansky looks at a global tale. Gloucester was established in as a cod-fishing station. Today, it struggles on, its future uncertain. The Last Fish Tale is a wake-up Author: Mark Kurlansky. The last fish tale: the fate of the Atlantic and our disappearing fisheries. [Mark Kurlansky] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mark Kurlansky. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:


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Engagingly written and filled with rich history, delicious anecdotes, colorful characters, and local recipes, The Last Fish Tale is Kurlansky's most urgent story, "an engrossing multi-layered portrait of a fishing community that can be read for pure pleasure as well as being a campaigning plea for the environment" (Financial Times).Cited by: 1.

Engagingly written and filled with rich history, delicious anecdotes, colorful characters, and local recipes, The Last Fish Tale is Kurlansky’s most urgent story, a heartfelt tribute to what he calls “socio-diversity” and a lament that “each culture, each way of life that vanishes, diminishes the richness of civilization.”/5(44).

The Last Fish Tale by Mark Kurlansky is a book that I liked to read. This is my book review on what I thought the book was about. Smith returned to Europe with seven thousand "greencod" or salted fish, and forty thousand stock fish, or dried cod/5.

Engagingly written and filled with rich history, delicious anecdotes, colorful characters, and local recipes, The Last Fish Tale is Kurlansky's most urgent story, "an engrossing multi-layered portrait of a fishing community that can be read for pure pleasure as well as being a campaigning plea for the environment" (Financial Times)/5(2).

The Last Fish Tale is tough to put down once you Last Fish Tale: The Fate of the Atlantic and Survival in Gloucester, America's Oldest Fishing Port and Most Original Town A poignant commentary on what is real /5(5).

Engagingly written and filled with rich history, delicious anecdotes, colorful characters, and local recipes, The Last Fish Tale is Kurlansky’s most urgent story, a heartfelt tribute to what he calls “socio-diversity” and a lament that “each culture, each way of life that vanishes, diminishes the richness of civilization.”.

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. email. The Last Fish Tale: The Fate of the Atlantic and Our Disappearing Fisheries Mark Kurlansky Jonathan Cape £, pp Bottomfeeder: How the Fish on our Plates Is Killing the Planet Taras Grescoe.

The Last Fish Tale sends up a timely distress flare but one which brilliantly illuminates a colourful, exuberant and poignant landscape, from Newlyn in Cornwall to Gloucester in Massachusetts - a fishing village first settled by Englishmen in the early s.

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Engagingly written and filled with rich history, delicious anecdotes, colorful characters, and local recipes, The Last Fish Tale is Kurlansky’s most urgent story, “an engrossing multi-layered portrait of a fishing community that can be read for pure pleasure as well as being a campaigning plea for the environment” (Financial Times).

Engagingly written and filled with rich history, delicious anecdotes, colorful characters, and local recipes, The Last Fish Tale is Kurlansky’s most urgent story, a heartfelt tribute to what he calls “socio-diversity” and a lament that “each culture, each way /5(6).

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The Last Fish Tale: The Fate of the Atlantic and survival in Gloucester, America’s Oldest Port and Most Original Town. Paperback, Riverhead Books   Gloucester’s unique local culture is Kurlansky’s primary subject in The Last Fish Tale, in which he uses a series of anecdotes, interviews, tall tales, poem excerpts, pencil sketches, and even /5.

The Last Fish Tale: The Fate of the Atlantic and Survival in Gloucester, America’s Oldest Fishing Port and Most Original Town Mark Kurlansky, Author, illus.

by the author. Ballantine $25 (p. Review: The Last Fish Tale by Mark Kurlansky, and Bottomfeeder by Taras Grescoe Tim Ecott dips into the murky waters of overfishing and environmental disaster Skip to. The Last Fish Tale. Author: Kurlansky, Mark: Binding: Softcover: List Price: $ Our Price: $ CAD Bargain books are excess inventory or store returns from publishers that are discreetly marked with a small dot or line on the edge of the pages and may exhibit minor cosmetic wear and tear.

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NCERT Solutions for Class 5 Maths Chapter 1 Fish Tale solved by expert mathematics teachers from latest edition books and as per NCERT (CBSE) guidelines. Get this from a library! The last fish tale: the fate of the Atlantic and survival in Gloucester, America's oldest fishing port and most original town.

[Mark Kurlansky] -- From the "New York Times"--Bestselling author of "Cod, Salt," and "The Big Oyster" comes the colorful story of a way of life that for hundreds of years has defined much of America's coastlines but is.Mark Kurlansky has made quite a name for himself writing popular histories centered around a commonplace theme; the importance of cod, of salt, of oysters.

In The Last Fish Tale, he applies his viewpoint to the fabled city of Gloucester, the oldest fishing port in the United States. Author: Mark Kurlansky Title: The Last Fish Tale Publication Info: Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc.

() ISBN: Summary/Review: Mark Kurlansky, author of excellent books about Cod and Salt, takes on the unique fishing town of Gloucester, Massachusetts in this work. Kurlansky approaches Gloucester from all angles with a historical survey stretching back to colonial .