3 edition of The place of the salt found in the catalog.
The place of the salt
Written in English
|Statement||by Donald E. McVicker.|
|LC Classifications||Microfilm 23784|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 387 l.|
|Number of Pages||387|
|LC Control Number||92895347|
Sources. Salt comes from two main sources: sea water and the sodium chloride mineral halite (also known as rock salt). Rock salt occurs in vast beds of sedimentary evaporite minerals that result from the drying up of enclosed lakes, playas, and beds may be up to m thick and underlie broad areas. In the United States and Canada extensive underground beds extend from the. Mark Kurlansky's book Salt, which was published in , is a detailed history of salt and its place in both ancient and modern Kurlansky's words, salt—the only rock humans eat.
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The Book of Salt is Vietnamese-American author Monique Truong's first novel; it presents a narrative through the eyes of Bình, a Vietnamese cook. His story centers in Paris in his life as the cook in the home of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, and is supplemented by his memories of his childhood in French-colonial : Monique Truong.
Chinese salt history begins with the mythical Huangdi, who invented writing, weaponry, and transportation. According to the legends, he also had the distinction of presiding over the first war ever fought over salt. One of the earliest verifiable saltworks in prehistoric China was in the northern province of Shanxi/5().
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Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Mark Kurlansky (Author) out of 5 stars ratings. #1 Best Seller in by: This book covers it allfrom AD (when ancient Chinese lit up natural gas coming out of brine-water wells to pump out the brine through bamboo tubes into boiling houses to boil the water off the salt), to Venices saltworks, to the French Revolution (where the salt tax, known as the gabelle, was a major point of contention), to the American /5.
That story now forms the second chapter of The Book of Salt. From this genesis, Truong has crafted a witty and finely wrought novel about a complicated man living in the ’s and ’s in. Thomas G. Alexander tells the whole story of the Beehive State in Utah, The Right Place, a Utah Statehood Centennial Project of the Utah State Historical Society.
Originally published inthis newly updated and revised edition is the comprehensive historical Utah experience/5(11). Teenagers Seth and Kendra are dropped off by traveling parents at their grandfather’s isolated Connecticut estate, and soon discover why he’s so reluctant to have them—the place is a secret haven for magical creatures, both benign and decidedly : Maurice Gee.
In Salt A World History, Mark Kurlansky takes a substance that shaped the fortunes of cultures from ancient China to Britain to the Americas and runs with it Although not strictly food history, Salt is at its most winning in the chapters telling of people's obsession with it for flavoring and preserving meat and vegetables But it's really the quirks that seem to interest Kurlansky and make this book fascinating.
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Hope’s husband, Jack, a Maine lobsterman, has buried himself in his work, unable to face his faltering marriage. He can barely pay the bills, and finishing the renovations on the Salt House, their dream house, seems impossible. Meanwhile, their older daughters, Jess and Kat, have been tiptoeing around the powder keg of : Lisa Duffy.
Definition of salt the books in the Idioms Dictionary. salt the books phrase. What does salt the books expression mean. Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary. Fresh water flooded in to take the place of the extracted brine and dissolved more salt from the surrounding strata.
Eventually the remaining honeycomb of rock failed and the salt-works, along with Author: Chris Lavers. At the very start of Hala Alyan's novel Salt Houses, a woman buys a coffee set — a dozen cups, a coffee pot, a tray. It's a simple act that unexpectedly becomes.
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In her novel, Truong uses the famous literary couple Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, as a background against which to tell her tale.
Truong's birthplace is evoked here with piercing yearning and authenticity. The New York Times - Christopher Benfey The story of the uprooted basket weaver is a parable for the kind of vessel that Monique Truong has fashioned in The Book of Salt.
Mormons settle Salt Lake Valley. “This is the place,” and the pioneers began preparations for the thousands of Mormon migrants who would follow. and in The Book .Salt is the history of the world told from the point of view of the only rock that we eat, which is salt.
The scope of this book is epic in that it starts at the beginning of recorded world history and ends at roughly present day times.