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Smokestack lightning : adventures in the heart of barbecue country / Lolis Eric Elie ; photographs by Frank Stewart.

Author/Creator:
Elie, Lolis Eric.
Publication:
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [1996].
Format/Description:
Book
[10], 224, [6] pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Edition:
[First edition]
Status/Location:
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Subjects:
Barbecuing -- United States.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Contents:
Of blues and barbecue: Memphis and environs
Toward a history of barbecue
Texas. Barbecue on the Border: Brownsville; Juneteenth: Homecoming and reunion; The Barbecue Belt: Middle Texas; XIT: Of icons and emblems
Sexual Implications. Bright lights on a small stage; In the province of men
Chicago/East St. Louis; Midwest migration; A crisp extravagance: East St. Louis; Wait till we get to Chicago!
Akansas travels
The Competition circuit
More American than Apple pie: the poetics of barbecue
Going to Kansas City
The Carolinas. The irrelevance of geography; In the buckle of the belt: South Carolina; North Carolina
Other people, other places
Tradition and transition: a dinosaur without a mate
Epilogue: Nostalgic impression
Final Courses: The recipes; The places; The sources.
Notes:
"First edition 1996."
"This book was designed by Jilly Simons and David Shields at Concrete, Chicago.
"The primary text was set in Berthold Clarendon BQ (light, heavy, bold and black) and Berthold Caslon Buch BQ (regular, italic) on an Apple Power Macintosh 7100/66."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-224).
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1996
Contributor:
Stewart, Frank, photographer.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Cookbooks (University of Pennsylvania)
Culinary Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0374266468 :
0374524386 (pbk. : alk. paper) :
OCLC:
31433928