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Provence, 1970 : M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste

Author: Luke Barr
Publisher: New York : Clarkson Potter/Publishers, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Presents a dramatic account of the 1970 gathering in Provence where such culinary luminaries as James Beard and Julia Child debated and inadvertently launched the modern food movement in America.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: M F K Fisher; Julia Child; Judith Jones; James Beard; Richard Olney; Richard Olney
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luke Barr
ISBN: 9780307718341 0307718344 9780307718358 0307718352
OCLC Number: 841198112
Description: 309 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Prologue --
All Alone : December 20, 1970 --
Ten Weeks Earlier ... --
En Route to Provence --
An Epic Dinner with Richard Olney --
First Meals in France --
La Pitchoune, Country Retreat --
James Beard's Doomed Diet --
Paris Interlude --
A Dinner Party at the Childs --
Sexual Politics --
Twilight of the Snobs --
Escape --
The Ghost of Arles and Avignon --
Christmas and Reveillon --
Going Home --
Last House --
New Beginnings --
Afterword: Provence Now.
Responsibility: Luke Barr.

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Presents a dramatic account of the 1970 gathering in Provence where such culinary luminaries as James Beard and Julia Child debated and inadvertently launched the modern food movement in America.

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