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The Maine Lobster Book

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This fun, fact-filled book brings the reader on the lobster’s journey from ocean floor to plate, stopping along the way to get to know the people and places of Maine’s iconic industry.

The Maine Lobster Book

Everyone loves lobster — especially Maine lobster. This fun, fact-filled book brings the reader on the lobster’s journey from ocean floor to plate, stopping along the way to get to know the people and places of Maine’s iconic industry. You’ll meet lobstermen and processors, policy makers and lobster lovers, plus you’ll learn scientific facts and cultural lore about these tasty crustaceans. And the nearly two dozen recipes from Maine chefs and cookbooks will have you cooking lobster in your own kitchen in no time. Whether you love lobster rolls or go gaga over lobsterboats in the harbor, you’ll find this informative book the ultimate go-to guide to the beloved lobster.

Name The Maine Lobster Book
SKU 9781608930418
Author(s) Virginia Wright
Illustrator/Photographer N/A
Dimensions 7" x 7"
Page Count 96 pages
Number of Illustrations No
Number of Photos 40 color photos
Format Hardcover
Free Shipping N/A

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VIRGINIA M. WRIGHT is the senior writer at Down East magazine and the author of Red’s Eats: World’s Best Lobster Shack and The Wild Blueberry Book, both published by Down East Books. Prior to joining the Down East staff in 2010, she contributed to the magazine for many years. Besides writing for many other publications, she was the features editor of The Times Record in Brunswick and the editor of the Landmarks Observer, the quarterly newspaper of Greater Portland Landmarks, the leading advocate for preservation and quality new design in Maine’s largest city. She lives in Camden, Maine.

Nearly two dozen award-winning delicious recipes from Maine chefs and cookbooks.


Color photos of the beautiful Maine coast and iconic lobstering industry.


Looks at the people and places that harvest and house Maine's lobsters, including interviews with lobstermen and behind-the-scenes looks at processing plants and seafood markets.


This book is for lobster lovers around the world as well as visitors to Maine who can't get enough of our iconic industry.

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