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Vibration cooking or, The travel notes of a Geechee girl / Verta Mae.

Author/Creator:
Smart-Grosvenor, Vertamae.
Other Title:
Travel notes of a Geechee girl
Publication:
Garden City, New York : Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1970.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, [3], 190, [8] pages ; 21 cm
Subjects:
African American cooking.
African American women cooks.
Autobiography -- African American authors.
International cooking.
Local subjects:
Smart-Grosvenor, Vertamae (autograph) (Banks Collection copy)
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) Garden City.
Contents:
The demystification of food
Home. Birth, hunting and gator trails; The Smarts, the Ritters and Chief Kuku Koukoui; Philadelphia, Mrs. Greenstein and Terrapins; First Cousins and the Numbers
Away from Home. '59 53; '68 61
Madness. Forty Acres and a Jeep; Name-calling; Hospitals ain't no play pretty; Taxis and poor man's mace; work
Love. I love dinner parties; I love my friends; I love African clothes; I love Bon Voyage Parties
Mixed Bag. Collards and other greens; Poultices and home remedies; Spices; Aphrodisiacal foods; Cocktails and other beverages; White folks and fried chicken; The jet set and beautiful people
Some letters to and from Stella and one to Bob Thompson
To be Continued. The kitchen; a poem.
Notes:
"Vibration Cooking was published simultaneously in a hardbound edition by Doubleday & Company, Inc."
"Cover Design by Sydney Butchkes. Cover Photography by Bob Fletcher."
Includes index of recipes.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy has embossed stamp "JB Library of Joanna Banks".
Banks Collection copy has autograph of Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor April 4, 1992".
Banks Collection copy has cartoon strip laid in.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (stamp) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1970
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Cookbooks (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
84150
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