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Hunger and thirst : food literature

Author: Nancy Cary; June Cressy; Ella DeCastro Baron; Alys Masek; Trissy McGhee
Publisher: [San Diego, Calif.] : San Diego City Works Pr 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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HUNGER AND THIRST is a fine anthology of food writings, covering themes of metaphorical and actual hungers, including poems and songs, and providing first-person reflections on everything from vegetarianism to favorite or first cook books. A fine gathering of comforting, evocative essays evolves centered around an appreciation of food: perfect for any culinary collection seeking to add a literary dose. More than  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Cary; June Cressy; Ella DeCastro Baron; Alys Masek; Trissy McGhee
ISBN: 9780981602042 0981602045
OCLC Number: 233938884
Description: 369 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction ---
Eat, memory ---
At the Kitchen Table ---
The Blessings of Dirty Work ---
Song ---
My Body Knows ---
A Little Poison, Along With the Sweetness ---
Recipes.
Responsibility: editor, Nancy Cary; co-editors: June Cressy, Ella DeCastro Baron, Alys Masek, and Trissy McGhee.

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HUNGER AND THIRST is a fine anthology of food writings, covering themes of metaphorical and actual hungers, including poems and songs, and providing first-person reflections on everything from vegetarianism to favorite or first cook books. A fine gathering of comforting, evocative essays evolves centered around an appreciation of food: perfect for any culinary collection seeking to add a literary dose. More than eighty contributors offer up unique views of food and drink, what we hunger for, what pains us or sustains us, what brings us joy as individuals, as family, as culture. This collection of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and art invites you to sit at the collective table we share as the human community.

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