The Founding Fish

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: John McPhee

Narrated By: John McPhee

Publisher: Recorded Books

Date: August 2004

Duration: 14 hours 13 minutes


The Founding Fish is the shad, and John McPhee's veneration for it is both scientific and culinary. McPhee was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Annals of the Former World. Noted for his accessible and perceptive studies of the physical world, he weaves together strands of personal, natural, and national history in this absorbing study that traces the shad's importance from the 17th century to his family's dinner table.


The Founding Fish

by John McPhee

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The Founding Fish, John McPhee