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In the kitchen : a novel

Author: Monica Ali
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edView all editions and formats
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In this story of the rich and fascinating London subculture of chefs and kitchen denizens, Gabriel Lightfoot, executive chef at the once-splendid Imperial Hotel, is trying to run a tight kitchen but his integrity--to say nothing of his sanity--is under constant challenge from the competing demands of an exuberant multinational staff, a gimlet-eyed hotel management, business partners with whom he is secretly planning  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Ali
ISBN: 9781416571681 141657168X 9781416571698 1416571698
OCLC Number: 299151114
Description: 436 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Monica Ali.
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In this story of the rich and fascinating London subculture of chefs and kitchen denizens, Gabriel Lightfoot, executive chef at the once-splendid Imperial Hotel, is trying to run a tight kitchen but his integrity--to say nothing of his sanity--is under constant challenge from the competing demands of an exuberant multinational staff, a gimlet-eyed hotel management, business partners with whom he is secretly planning a move to a restaurant of his own, and a worker found dead in the kitchen's basement.

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