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Sweet and Low: A Family Story
This work of family history traces the story of Ben Eisenstadt and his family of inventors, entrepreneurs, and sometimes less-than-competent businesspeople. Ben, an unsuccessful lawyer in 1950s Brooklyn, sits one day in a greasy spoon diner with his wife, and laments the unsanitary offering of sugar in open bowls and dirty dispensers. Why not put the sugar into individual, portion-controlled packets, he wonders. And so a great idea is born - and borro...