Behind the Mic: On Salmon by Mark Kurlansky, Read by the Author
A Plea For the Survival of a Fascinating and Important Fish
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Listen to Salmon, an extraordinary history by Mark Kurlansky, the author of Cod, Salt, and other focused and powerful examinations of the natural world. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile contributor Alan Minskoff discuss how salmon and the earth share fates, and threats to survival. Kurlansky narrates straightforwardly as he tells the story of the history of salmon, and how people have coexisted with salmon over time. In the end, the audiobook is a plea for the survival of the habitat where salmon still survive and thrive.
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