Olive Odyssey: Searching for the Secrets of the Fruit That Seduced the World

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When Julie Angus visits her relatives in Syria, where they continue a centuries-old tradition of making olive oil, she understands that the olive is at the very core of who they are. Her curiosity piqued, she begins to wonder about the origins and history of this fruit that has meant so much to them. Angus, her husband, and their ten-month-old son embark on a Mediterranean voyage to retrace the route of the Phoenicians and discover who ate the first olive and learned to make oil from it, why it became such an influential ...

Olive Odyssey: Searching for the Secrets of the Fruit That Seduced the World 2014, Greystone Books

ISBN-13: 9781553655145

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