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Bento Box In The Heartland

Author : Linda Furiya
ISBN : 9780786750634
Genre : Cooking
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While growing up in Versailles, an Indiana farm community, Linda Furiya tried to balance the outside world of Midwestern America with the Japanese traditions of her home life. As the only Asian family in a tiny township, Furiya's life revolved around Japanese food and the extraordinary lengths her parents went to in order to gather the ingredients needed to prepare it. As immigrants, her parents approached the challenges of living in America, and maintaining their Japanese diets, with optimism and gusto. Furiva, meanwhile, was acutely aware of how food set her apart from her peers: She spent her first day of school hiding in the girls' restroom, examining her rice balls and chopsticks, and longing for a Peanut Bullter and Jelly sandwich. Bento Box in the Heartland is an insightful and reflective coming-of-age tale. Beautifully written, each chapter is accompanied by a family recipe of mouth-watering Japanese comfort food.
Category: Cooking

Eating Words A Norton Anthology Of Food Writing

Author : Sandra M. Gilbert
ISBN : 9780393248708
Genre : Cooking
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“Food writing spans centuries and philosophies. . . . At long last there’s a Norton Anthology with all the most important works.”—Eater Edited by influential literary critic Sandra M. Gilbert and award-winning restaurant critic and professor of English Roger Porter, Eating Words gathers food writing of literary distinction and vast historical sweep into one groundbreaking volume. Beginning with the taboos of the Old Testament and the tastes of ancient Rome, and including travel essays, polemics, memoirs, and poems, the book is divided into sections such as “Food Writing Through History,” “At the Family Hearth,” “Hunger Games: The Delight and Dread of Eating,” “Kitchen Practices,” and “Food Politics.” Selections from writings by Julia Child, Anthony Bourdain, Bill Buford, Michael Pollan, Molly O’Neill, Calvin Trillin, and Adam Gopnik, along with works by authors not usually associated with gastronomy—Maxine Hong Kingston, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Hemingway, Chekhov, and David Foster Wallace—enliven and enrich this comprehensive anthology. “We are living in the golden age of food writing,” proclaims Ruth Reichl in her preface to this savory banquet of literature, a must-have for any food lover. Eating Words shows how right she is.
Category: Cooking

Read My Plate

Author : Deborah R. Geis
ISBN : 9781498574440
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Considering how recipes and food writing are read differently than other narratives, this book examines the concept of taste in food as cultural and emotional performance and shows how the dynamics of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, and social class affect what literary characters and narrators eat.
Category: Literary Criticism

Wine Enthusiast

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924110484973
Genre : Wine industry
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Category: Wine industry


Author : Patricia Justine Tumang
ISBN : 158005188X
Genre : Social Science
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This beautifully complex collection of essays weaves together many different perspectives of "homeland," including belonging, longing, and exile, and features contributions from Etel Adnan, who chose to leave Beirut during wartime, and Agate Nesaule, who left Latvia under Nazi and Soviet threats. Original.
Category: Social Science

Jeff Herman S Guide To Book Publishers Editors Literary Agents 2007

Author : Jeff Herman
ISBN : STANFORD:36105063268838
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Presents a guide to the names and specialities of American and Canadian publishers, editors, and literary agents, including information on the acquisition process and on choosing literary agents.
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Author : Monica Chiu
ISBN : MINN:31951D037131732
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book analyzes Asian North American literature with a focus on a particular genre, mystery, detection, spying, and surveillance.
Category: Literary Criticism

Embracing Differences

Author : Iris-Aya Laemmerhirt
ISBN : UCLA:L0104425608
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The omnipresence and popularity of American consumer products in Japan have triggered an avalanche of writing shedding light on different aspects of this cross-cultural relationship. Cultural interactions are often accompanied by the term cultural imperialism, a concept that on close scrutiny turns out to be a hasty oversimplification given the contemporary cultural interaction between the U.S. and Japan. »Embracing Differences« shows that this assumption of a one-sided transfer is no longer valid. Closely investigating Disney theme parks, sushi, as well as movies, Iris-Aya Laemmerhirt reveals a dialogical exchange between these two nations that has changed the image of Japan in the United States.
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The Publishers Weekly

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ISBN : UCSD:31822036518009
Genre : American literature
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Category: American literature