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The Coffee Trader

The Coffee Trader

Author(s): David Liss

Location(s): Amsterdam

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 1650s



In 1600s Amsterdam, Portuguese Jew Miguel Lienzo ignores the strictures of his community and joins forces with a Dutchwoman to capture the coffee market. (Reed Business Inf)

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I found myself drinking more coffee than usual while reading this novel. Something about the narrative had me smelling freshly ground coffee beans constantly. Imagine a world without Starbucks! One part of “The Coffee...

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