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NOOK Daily Find! Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky for $0.85!

December 2, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

Well… Barnes & Noble has a new promo — the NOOK Daily Find: Today’s Great Book at a Great Price! So, Nook owners need not be envious of those with Kindles! 😉

And the new deal is…

Salt: A World History‘ by Mark Kurlansky (Walker Books) is now available at the specially discounted price of $0.85 on the B&N Nookbooks site. (The US Kindle edition is currently priced at $2.99)

Book Description

Mark Kurlansky, the bestselling author of Cod and The Basque History of the World, here turns his attention to a common household item with a long and intriguing history: salt. The only rock we eat, salt has shaped civilization from the very beginning, and its story is a glittering, often surprising part of the history of humankind. A substance so valuable it served as currency, salt has influenced the establishment of trade routes and cities, provoked and financed wars, secured empires, and inspired revolutions. Populated by colorful characters and filled with an unending series of fascinating details, Kurlansky’s kaleidoscopic history is a supremely entertaining, multi-layered masterpiece.

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