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An extravagant hunger [electronic resource] : The Passionate Years of M. F. K. Fisher. Anne Zimmerman.

Zimmerman, Anne. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781582438696 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2011.

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Summary, etc.: In An Extravagant Hunger, time slows and is relished, and the turning points and casual strolls of M.F.K. Fisher’s life are unwrapped and savored. From the Berengaria that washed her across the sea to France in 1929, to Le Paquis, the Swiss estate that later provided a backdrop for some of the most idyllic and fleeting moments of her life, the stories of Fisher’s love for food and her love for family and men are meticulously researched and exquisitely captured in this book. Exploring Fisher’s lonely and formative time in Europe with her first husband; her subsequent divorce and re-marriage to her creative sparkplug, Dillwyn Parrish, and his tragic suicide; and the child she carried from an unnamed father, the story of M.F.K. Fisher’s life becomes as vibrant and passionate as her prolific words on wine and cuisine.Letters and journal entries piece together a dramatic life, but An Extravagant Hunger steps further, bridging the gaps between...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Counterpoint, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1225 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 297 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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