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Following Fish - One Man's Journey into the Food and Culture of the Indian Coast

Author: Subramanian, Samanth

Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books

Format:Hardcover

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Following Fish - One Man's Journey into the Food and Culture of the Indian Coast : In India's long and diverse coastline, fish inhabit the heart of many aspects of life: food of course, and also culture, commerce, sports, history, and society. Journeying along the edges of the peninsula, Samanth Subramanian delivers a kaleidoscope of extraordinary stories. <br /><br />Following Fish conducts rich, journalistic investigations of the use of fish to treat asthmatics in Hyderabad; of the preparation and the process of eating West Bengal's prized hilsa; of the ancient art of building fishing boats in Gujarat; of the fiery cuisine and the singular spirit of Kerala's toddy shops; of the food and the lives of Mumbai's first peoples; of the history of an old Catholic fishing community in Tamil Nadu; and of the hunt for the world's fastest fish near Goa; and of many others.<br /><br />Pulsating with pleasure, adventure, and discovery, Following Fish reveals a series of unknown Indias in a book as intriguing as the country itself. NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.


Category   Subject
Travel   Asia
Biography & Autobiography   Travelers

ISBN 13:9781250069733
ISBN 10:1250069734
Format:Hardcover
Language:English
Pages:209
Size:8.62" l x 5.82" w x 0.92" h
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