Frozen in Time: Clarence Birdseye's Outrageous Idea About Frozen Food - eBook  -     By: Mark Kurlansky
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Delacorte Books for Young Readers / 2014 / ePub

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 9780385372435
ISBN-13: 9780385372435

Publisher's Description

Nonfiction for kids interested in science, biography, and early entrepreneurs, this work explores the life story of Clarence Birdseye, the man who revolutionized the frozen food industry and changed the way people eat all over the world. Adapted from Mark Kurlansky’s adult work Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man.
 
Adventurer and inventor Clarence Birdseye had a fascination with food preservation that led him to develop and patent the Birdseye freezing process and start the company that still bears his name today. His limitless curiosity spurred his other inventions, including the electric sunlamp, an improved incandescent lightbulb, and a harpoon gun to tag finback whales. This true story of an early inventor/entrepreneur is not only thrilling but also explains the science and early technology behind food preservation. Simultaneously available in a hardcover and trade paperback edition. Each edition includes an 8-page black-and-white photo insert.




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Author Bio

Mark Kurlansky is the New York Times bestselling author of Ready for a Brand New Beat: How "Dancing in the Street" Became the Anthem for a Changing America; The Food of a Younger Land; Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World; Salt: A World History; 1968: The Year That Rocked the World; and The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell, among other books. He lives in New York City.




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