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Author Kurlansky, Mark.

Title Frozen in time : Clarence Birdseye's outrageous idea about frozen food / Mark Kurlansky.

Publication Info. New York : Delacorte Press, [2014]

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Birdseye,C KUR    Available
Description 165 pages ; 22 cm.
text rdacontent.
unmediated rdamedia.
volume rdacarrier.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-157) and index.
Contents Prologue: the nerds of the Industrial Revolution -- A fast-changing world -- Bugs begins -- Bob goes west -- Real bugs -- Labrador: a frozen land -- A very big idea -- A very big deal -- Magic -- The crazy guy down the street -- The last idea.
Summary "When you open the freezer to take out a pizza, waffles, or a bag of peas, it probably doesn't occur to you that someone actually invented frozen food. Frozen in Time is the biography of Clarence Birdseye, whose fascination with food preservation led him to develop and patent the freezing process and start the company that still bears his name"--Dust jacket flap.
Audience Age 10 and up.
Subject Birdseye, Clarence, 1886-1956 -- Juvenile literature.
Birdseye, Clarence, 1886-1956.
Frozen foods industry -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Businessmen -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Frozen foods industry -- United States -- History.
Inventors -- United States -- Biography.
Businesspeople -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9781480669048 (prebind)
9780385743884 (hardback)
0385743882 (hardback)
9780375991356 (library binding)
0375991352 (library binding)
9780385372442 (pbk)
0385372442 (pbk)

 
    
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