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The gastronomical me

Author: M F K Fisher
Publisher: San Francisco : North Point Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1929, a newly married M.F.K. Fisher said goodbye to a milquetoast American culinary upbringing and sailed with her husband to Dijon, where she tasted real French cooking for the first time. The Gastronomical Me is a chronicle of her passionate embrace of a whole new way of eating, drinking, and celebrating the senses. As she recounts memorable meals shared with an assortment of eccentric and fascinating  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M F K Fisher
ISBN: 0865473927 9780865473928
OCLC Number: 18989055
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Duell, Sloan & Pearce, ©1943.
Description: x, 252 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: M.F.K. Fisher.
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Fisher identifies a variety of human cravings and the means to find nourishment in what is the most intimate of the five volumes in North Point's jacketed paperback series, now complete.  Read more...

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"I do not know of any one in the United States who writes better prose." --W.H. Auden"Poet of the appetites." --John Updike"Because The Gastronomical Me is autobiographical, following Mrs. Fisher Read more...

 
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