The Food of a Younger Land: A portrait of American food- before the national highway system, before chainrestaurants, and before frozen food, when the

The Food of a Younger Land: A portrait of American food- before the national highway system, before chainrestaurants, and before frozen food, when the

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From the New York Times bestselling author who "powerfully demonstrates the defining role food plays in history and culture" (Atlanta Journal-Constitution).

In the throes of the Great Depression, a make-work initiative for authors-called "America Eats"-was created by the WPA to chronicle the eating habits, traditions, and struggles of local Americans. Mark Kurlansky, author of Salt and Cod, unearths this forgotten literary treasure, chronicling a bygone era when… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Riverhead (May 14, 2009)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 480 pages

File size: 2.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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