Banana

The Fate of the Fruit That Changed the World

by Dan Koeppel

Paperback, 281 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $16 | purchase

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Banana
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The Fate of the Fruit That Changed the World
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Hardcover, 281 pages, Penguin Group USA, $23.95, published December 27 2007 | purchase

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Title
Banana
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The Fate of the Fruit That Changed the World
Author
Dan Koeppel

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Book Summary

From its early beginnings in Southeast Asia, to the machinations of the United Fruit Company in Costa Rica and Central America, the banana's history and its fate as a victim of fungus are explored.