Book Reviews of The Frozen-Water Trade: A True Story

The Frozen-Water Trade: A True Story
The Frozen-Water Trade A True Story
Author: Gavin Weightman
ISBN-13: 9780786867400
ISBN-10: 078686740X
Publication Date: 1/8/2003
Pages: 272
Rating:
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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4.5 stars, based on 3 ratings
Publisher: Hyperion
Book Type: Hardcover
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An interesting history of an entrepreneur who created his market and then sold his product.
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Life before refrigerators, freezers and air conditioning. Cool!
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This book was fairly interesting. The history of the ice trade in the early to mid 1880s. Never even thought about how people back then got ice in warmer climates. Was a pretty quick and easy read, though all the excerpts from old papers and articles got a little old after awhile.