Summary and Book Reviews
Birdseye: Summary and book reviews of Birdseye by Mark Kurlansky, plus links to an excerpt from Birdseye and a biography of Mark Kurlansky.
Throughout this smart, eloquent and sometimes troubling biography, Kurlansky celebrates the restless and particularly American energy that animated Birdseye: no experience or opportunity was wasted. Birdseye lived the way he ate, digesting everything. He was a curious adventurer eager to discover the next big thing, and he always looked forward. And though Birdseye lived and worked unworried by the consequences of what he did and what he made, people today must struggle with the repercussions of his inventions. (Reviewed by Jo Perry).
Full Review (1009 words).
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