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    • American Hippopotamus

    • By: Jon Mooallem
    • Narrated by: Jon Mooallem
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 72
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      4 out of 5 stars 63
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    In 1910, the United States - its population exploding, its frontier all but exhausted - was in the throes of a serious meat shortage. But a small and industrious group of thinkers stepped forward with an answer, a bold idea being endorsed by the likes of Theodore Roosevelt and The New York Times. Their plan: to import hippopotamuses to the swamps of Louisiana and convince Americans to eat them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Douglas on 01-13-14

    Regular price: $6.95