Ten Tomatoes that Changed the World: A History by William Alexander

Ten Tomatoes that Changed the World: A History

William Alexander

320 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

nonfiction food and drink history funny informative medium-paced


New York Times bestselling author William Alexander provides "an entertaining, broad-ranging history of the tomato" (Mark Pendergrast) in this fascinating and erudite microhistory. The tomato gets no respect. Never has. Lost in the dustbin of hist...

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