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Following fish : travels around the Indian coast

Author: Samanth Subramanian
Publisher: London : Atlantic Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a coastline as long and diverse as India's, fish inhabit the heart of many worlds - food of course, but also culture, commerce, sport, history and society. Journeying along the edges of the peninsula, Samanth Subramanian delivers a kaleidoscope of extraordinary stories. Following Fish conducts rich journalistic investigations of, among others, the use of fish to treat asthmatics in Hyderabad; of the preparation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Subramanian, Samanth.
Following fish.
London : Atlantic Books, 2012
Named Person: Samanth Subramanian
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Samanth Subramanian
ISBN: 0857896024 9780857896025 9788184752557 8184752555
OCLC Number: 903211047
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 209 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication page; Epigraph page; Contents; Introduction; 1. On hunting the hilsa and mastering its bones; 2. On swallowing a live fish; 3. On the ear lobe that changed history; 4. On an odyssey through toddy shops; 5. On searching for a once-lost love; 6. On pursuing the fastest fish in the ocean; 7. On grieving for bygone beaches and fish; 8. On seeking to eat as a city once ate; 9. On the crafting of a fishing boat; Afterword; Acknowledgements; Note on the Author.
Responsibility: Samanth Subramanian.

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