Mark Kurlansky
Mark Kurlansky

Mark Kurlansky is the New York Times–best-selling author of 24 books, including Cod, Salt, 1968: The Year That Rocked the World, The Big Oyster, The Last Fish Tale, The Food of a Younger Land, The Eastern Stars, and Edible Stories. He lives in New York City.

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