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)
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- Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2009.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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The Northeast eats -- The South eats -- The Middle West eats -- The Far West eats -- The Southwest eats.
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.
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