Title: Why Some Like it Hot: Food, Genes, And ...
Publisher: Island Press / Shearwater Books, Washington DC
Publication Date: 2004
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First edition
Fine in Fine Pictorial Dust Jacket with original price ($24.00). Distinctively flat signed by author on title page. "An award-winning natural historian takes us on a culinary odyssey to solve the puzzles posed by 'the ghosts of evolution' hidden within every culture and its traditional cuisine. As we travel from Java and Bali to Crete and Sardinia, to Hawaii and Mexico, Nabhan offers us a view of genes, diets, ethnicity, and place that with forever change the way we understand human health and cultural diversity. This book marks the dawning of evolutionary gastronomy in a way that may save and enrich millions of lives."--dust jacket. Nabhan was the recipient of MacArthur Genius Grant. Sources & Index. Yellow paper over boards, red cloth backstrip with bronze titling on spine. Dust Jacket shows mild shelf wear. Interior is clean, crisp, tight & bright, other than author's signature unmarked. 233 pp. Approx. 6" x 8.5". A very nice copy and an excellent addition to your library. Signed copies of this work are very scarce. Carefully shipped in secure parcel. Ask all questions; glad to respond. Bookseller Inventory # 501522
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