Cod mark kurlanskys 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 with this humble fish as its recurring main character cod it turns out is the reason europeans set sail across the atlantic and it is the only reason they could. The cod wars have been fought over it revolutions have been triggered by it national diets have been based on it economies and livelihoods have depended on it to the millions it has sustained it has been a treasure more precious that gold this book spans 1000 years and four continents from . Cod a biography of the fish that changed the world summary study guide includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis quotes character descriptions themes and more. In addition to cod a biography of the fish that changed the world he is the author of a continent of islands searching for the caribbean destiny a chosen few the resurrection of european jewry the basque history of the world and salt a world history he lives in new york city. Buy cod a biography of the fish that changed the world 97 edition 9780140275018 by mark kurlansky for up to 90 off at textbookscom
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