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Frozen in time: Clarence Birdseye's outrageous idea about frozen food

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Nonfiction for kids interested in science, biography, and early entrepreneurs, this work explores the life story of Clarence Birdseye, the man who revolutionized the frozen food industry and changed the way people eat all over the world. Adapted from Mark Kurlansky's adult work Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man. Adventurer and inventor Clarence Birdseye had a fascination with food preservation that led him to develop and patent the Birdseye freezing process and start the company that still bears his name today. His limitless curiosity spurred his other inventions, including the electric sunlamp, an improved incandescent lightbulb, and a harpoon gun to tag finback whales. This true story of an early inventor/entrepreneur is not only thrilling but also explains the science and early technology behind food preservation. Simultaneously available in a hardcover and trade paperback edition. Each edition includes an 8-page black-and-white photo insert.

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9780375991356
9780385372442
9780385743884
9780385372435
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MG
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1220L
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Full title frozen in time clarence birdseyes outrageous idea about frozen food
Author kurlansky mark
Grouping Category book
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subject_facet Birdseye, Clarence, -- 1886-1956, Birdseye, Clarence, -- 1886-1956 -- Juvenile literature, Businessmen, Businessmen -- United States -- Biography, Businessmen -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Electronic books, Frozen foods industry -- History, Frozen foods industry -- United States -- History, Frozen foods industry -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature, Inventors, Inventors -- United States -- Biography, Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display Frozen in time : Clarence Birdseye's outrageous idea about frozen food
title_full Frozen in Time Clarence Birdseye's Outrageous Idea About Frozen Food, Frozen in time : Clarence Birdseye's outrageous idea about frozen food / Mark Kurlansky
title_short Frozen in time :
title_sub Clarence Birdseye's outrageous idea about frozen food
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Birdseye, Clarence, Businessmen, Frozen foods industry, History, Inventors, Juvenile Nonfiction, Science, Technology