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The measure of her powers : an M.F.K. Fisher reader

Author: M F K Fisher; Dominique Gioia
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Counterpoint, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a selection of Fisher's writings from throughout her career, on topics ranging from food and travel to aging.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: M F K Fisher; M F K Fisher
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M F K Fisher; Dominique Gioia
ISBN: 1582430314 9781582430317 1582435561 9781582435565 1582431043 9781582431048
OCLC Number: 42780305
Description: xi, 411 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Awe and innocence --
Hungers fed and unfed --
Gasteria, loveliest of muses --
S is for survival --
Places on a map --
The art of aging.
Responsibility: edited by Dominique Gioia ; with an introduction by Ruth Reichl.

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Gathering journals, letters, translations, and selections from her many books, The Measure of Her Powers showcases Fisher's versatility, providing new readers and loyal fans alike with a sampler from  Read more...

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"Food is what she wrote about, although to leave it at that is reductionist in the extreme. What she really wrote about was the passion, the importance of living boldly instead of cautiously; oh, Read more...

 
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