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Consider the eel [electronic resource] / Richard Schweid.

Author/Creator:
Schweid, Richard, 1946-
Publication:
Chapel Hill, N.C. : University of North Carolina Press, 2002.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (196 p.)
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Subjects:
Anguillidae.
Eel fisheries -- North America.
Eel fisheries -- Europe.
Eel fisheries.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Journalist Richard Schweid first learned the strange facts of the freshwater eel's life from a fisherman in a small Spanish town just south of Valencia. ""The eeler who explained the animal's life cycle to me did so as he served up an eel he had just taken from a trap, killed, cleaned, and cooked in olive oil in an earthenware dish,"" writes Schweid. ""I ate it with a chunk of fresh, crusty bread. It was delicious. I was immediately fascinated."" As this engaging culinary and natural history reveals, the humble eel is indeed an amazing creature. Every European and American eel begins i
Contents:
Contents; Preface; 1 Pamlico County, North Carolina; 2 Interstate 95; 3 Guipúzcoa, Basque Country, Spain; 4 Lough Neagh, Northern Ireland; 5 Yankee Eels; 6 Fishing and Farming; A Taste of Eel; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-170) and index.
ISBN:
0-8078-9926-7
OCLC:
676697200