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The Language of Food Audio Book

The Language of Food

A Linguist Reads the Menu
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Audio Book on CDs
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E5B9917
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ISBN
9781469029917
Date Published
3/3/2015

From ancient recipes preserved in Sumerian song lyrics to colonial shipping routes that connected East and West, a prominent linguist paints a vibrant portrait of how our foods developed. His insight shows how words like ketchup, macaron, and even salad become living fossils containing the patterns of early global exploration predating our modern, fusion-filled world. "Fresh and insightful... A rich and rewarding [listen].—Minneapolis Star Tribune