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Larry Zuckerman is a freelance editor and writer. He lives in Seattle with his wife and young son.


"Throrough and lively....Zuckerman is an excellent storyteller, both conscientious and colloquial....The book stimulates and illuminates." --Emily Gordon, Newsday"The story of the potato in Western civilization is part of the history of the table, of living conditions, of social attitudes, and even of views of heredity and degeneration. Zuckerman's exploration of these areas without losing his grip on the tuber is masterful, excuted with economy and wit." --Katherine A. Powers, The Boston Sunday Globe

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