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The food of a younger land : the WPA's portrait of food in pre-World War II America

Author: Mark Kurlansky; Stephen Hoye; United States. Works Progress Administration.
Publisher: [Old Saybrook, Conn.] : Tantor Media, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mark Kurlansky's new book takes us back to the food of a younger America. Before the national highway system brought the country closer together, before chain restaurants brought uniformity, and before the Frigidaire meant that frozen food could be stored for longer, the nation's food was seasonal, regional, and traditional. It helped to form the distinct character, attitudes, and customs of those who ate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
History
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2009008100
(OCoLC)328071934
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Kurlansky; Stephen Hoye; United States. Works Progress Administration.
ISBN: 9781400191697 1400191696
OCLC Number: 458736876
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 11:50:45.
Performer(s): Read by Stephen Hoye.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 170296 KB; MP3 file size: 333315 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: [edited and illustrated by] Mark Kurlansky.

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"Mark Kurlansky's new book takes us back to the food of a younger America. Before the national highway system brought the country closer together, before chain restaurants brought uniformity, and before the Frigidaire meant that frozen food could be stored for longer, the nation's food was seasonal, regional, and traditional. It helped to form the distinct character, attitudes, and customs of those who ate it"--Publishers description.

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