Bittersweet : Lessons from My Mother's Kitchen. / Matt McAllester.
- ISBN: 9780440338482 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2009.
|Summary, etc.:|| Matt McAllester lost his mother, Ann, long before she died, as mental illness snatched the once-elegant woman away and destroyed his childhood. In this beautifully written memoir, the Pulitzer Prize--winning journalist chronicles the journey he took to forgiveness, which brought him straight to the place that evoked his happiest memories of his mother: the kitchen. Recounting the pleasures of his early days, culinary and otherwise, McAllester weaves an unforgettable tale of family, food, and love. BITTERSWEET: LESSONS FROM MY MOTHER'S KITCHENAt first, Matt McAllester's childhood was idyllic, a time when his mother placed heavenly, delicious food at the center of a family life brimming with fun and laughter. Then came the terrible years, years when he had to watch helplessly as his warm, quick-witted mother succumbed to an illness that was never properly diagnosed or understood. Desperate to escape, he eventually found work as a foreign correspondent, hiding in...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : The Dial Press, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4087 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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