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Provence, 1970 : M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the reinvention of American taste / Luke Barr.

Author/Creator:
Barr, Luke.
Publication:
New York : Clarkson Potter, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
309 pages ; 22 cm
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Subjects:
Cooking, American -- History -- 20th century.
Cooking, American -- Philosophy.
Fisher, M. F. K. (Mary Frances Kennedy), 1908-1992.
Child, Julia.
Jones, Judith, 1924-.
Beard, James, 1903-1985.
Olney, Richard.
Olney, Richard -- Homes and haunts -- France -- Provence.
Cooks -- United States -- Biography.
Provence (France) -- Biography.
Provence (France) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Biographies.
Contents:
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 ReĢveillon
Going home
Last house
New beginnings
Provence now.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-304) and index.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Beardwood Fund bookplate.
ISBN:
9780307718341 ;