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American Catch

The Fight for Our Local Seafood

by Paul Greenberg

Hardcover, 306 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $26.95 |


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Paul Greenberg examines major American seafood producers to determine why most Americans eat imported seafood and why most American seafood is exported.

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Paul Greenberg says the decline of local fish markets, and the resulting sequestration of seafood to a corner of our supermarkets, has contributed to "the facelessness and comodification of seafood." J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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'The Great Fish Swap': How America Is Downgrading Its Seafood Supply

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