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“Oyster: A Global History” Book Launch | Omnivore Books

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Omnivore Books on Food | 3885a Cesar Chavez Street, San Francisco, CA



In Oysters: A Global History Carolyn Tillie delves into the culinary, artistic, sexual, historical, and scientific history of the humble bivalve. She shows how the oyster encouraged immigration and industry in the newly established United States, how it perpetuated slavery among those working in the oyster beds, and how Japan unexpectedly became the savior of the world’s oyster industry. Packed with colorful anecdotes, recipes, and more than fifty illustrations, this little book is a delightful introduction to the lore of the oyster.


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