Frozen Water Trade A True Story

ISBN-10: 0786886404

ISBN-13: 9780786886401

Edition: N/A

Authors: Gavin Weightman

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In the tradition of "Cod" by Mark Kurlansky comes a remarkable book about a long-forgotten historical phenomenon that changed the world--the rise and fall of the natural ice industry in 19th-century North America. Two 8-page photo inserts.
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List price: $19.99
Publisher: Hyperion Press
Publication date: 2/4/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 274
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

List of Illustrations
The Frozen Assets of New England
Tropical Ice Creams
From the Icehouse to the Jailhouse
Exile in Havana
Sad Return from Savannah
The Crack-Up
The Cutting Edge of the Ice Trade
A Cool Cargo for Calcutta
The Ice Wagon Rolls on
Wenham Lake
Homage to the Ice King
After Tudor
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