Evening Book Discussion

Monday May 7, 2012    /    6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM

Contact: Betty Havrylik   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org

Join us for a discussion of For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World’s Favorite Drink and Changed History by Sarah Rose.

Through the adventures of Robert Fortune, a nineteenth-century plant hunter, the reader learns a delicious brew of information on the history of tea cultivation and consumption in the Western world. Rose’s book is certain to draw the attention of history buffs, foodies, avid travel-literature fans, followers of popular science, and perhaps even business-interest book consumers as she reconstructs what she posits as the “greatest theft of trade secrets in the history of mankind.”
–Brad Hooper (Booklist)

Books will be available at the Circulation Desk. Here’s a look at the book…
Location: Seminar Room

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