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    • The Secret Life of Clams

    • The Mysteries and Magic of Our Favorite Shellfish
    • By: Anthony Fredericks
    • Narrated by: Jason Culp
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Get up close and personal with an amazing creature that has invaded our lexicon as well as our restaurants. It breathes with tubes, it has no head or brain, it feeds through a filter, and it is the source of dozens of familiar proverbs ("happy as a clam!"). Clams, it turns out, have been worshipped (by the Moche people of ancient Peru), used as money (by the Algonquin Indians), and consumed by people for thousands of years.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • disappointed. lots of irrelevant passages

    • By Kirk Barrett on 02-28-16

    Regular price: $24.95