The Secret Life of Lobsters

by Trevor Corson | Science |
ISBN: 9780060555597 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingGoryDetailswing of Nashua, New Hampshire USA on 5/17/2021
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Journal Entry 1 by wingGoryDetailswing from Nashua, New Hampshire USA on Monday, May 17, 2021
I got this softcover at a local Goodwill thrift shop, for another release copy.

This is a very detailed look at lobsters and their habits, as well as the way humans harvest them, with the economic and environmental factors involved. The author has a dry humor at times that I quite appreciate. And if the book made me crave one of the awesome lobster rolls at Red's in Wiscasset, Maine, well, that's not surprising!

There's an appendix on "How to Cook a Lobster" that goes into the question of the most humane methods of killing them; definitely of interest, whether you end up agreeing with the author's conclusions or not. [No actual recipes, though!]

[I also enjoyed Corson's The Story of Sushi.]

Journal Entry 2 by wingGoryDetailswing at Taste of Maine Restaurant, 161 Main St in Woolwich, Maine USA on Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Released 1 mo ago (5/18/2021 UTC) at Taste of Maine Restaurant, 161 Main St in Woolwich, Maine USA

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

Guidelines for safely visiting and stocking Little Free Libraries during the COVID-19 pandemic, from the LFL site here.

I hope to leave this book, bagged against the elements, near the smaller lobster-sculpture outside the Taste of Maine restaurant in Woolwich, while on a lobster-themed road trip with a friend. [The humongous inflated lobster lurching over the roof is always an entertaining sight along this road. Alas, today the huge lobster was not in sight, so the little one will have to do.] Hope the finder enjoys the book!

[See other recent releases in ME here.]

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