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The food of a younger land : a portrait of American food : before the national highway system, before chain restaurants, and before frozen food, when the nation's food was seasonal, regional, and traditional : from the lost WPA files / edited and illustrated by Mark Kurlansky.

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  • ISBN: 9781101054000 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 110105400X (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 9781101057124 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 1101057122 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
  • ISBN: 9781101056349 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
  • ISBN: 1101056347 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The Northeast eats -- The South eats -- The Middle West eats -- The Far West eats -- The Southwest eats.
Summary, etc.:
Using long-forgotten WPA files archived in the Library of Congress, bestselling author Mark Kurlansky paints a detailed picture of Depression Era Americans through the food that they ate and the local traditions and customs they observed when planning and preparing meals.
System Details Note:
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5815 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2110 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 1974 KB).
Subject: Cooking, American > History.
Food habits > United States > History.
Cooking, American.
Genre: Electronic books.

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