Shrimp: The Endless Quest for Pink Gold

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The story of shrimp is as delicious as the creatures themselves. From the adoration of Forrest Gump to the real-life surge in shrimp consumption over the last 25 years, the popularity of the little creature is undeniable, and now there’s a book that dives into its historic, humanistic, and heart-warming stories.

In Shrimp: The Endless Quest for Pink Gold (FT Press Science, ISBN-13: 9780137009725, $24.99, hardcover, 272 pages, January 2010), nature writers Jack Rudloe and Anne Rudloe reveal a hidden history that has spanned millennia, the book uncovers the stories and the heritage behind centuries of shrimping all around the world.

Originally published: February 1, 2010.

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