- Published: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, c2005.
- Year Published: 2005
- Description: 520 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Large Type
- 0786278439 :
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Take big bites : adventures around the world and across the table
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Call number: Large Print 921 Ellerbee, Linda
The prism of memory (Vietnam, 1995) -- A table for one (Texas, England, Italy, Turkey, 1950-2004) -- Whatever you do--don't (Bolivia, 1963) -- Border crossings (Tex-Mex border, 1969, 1999, 2004) -- Afternoon delight (France, 1976, 2000) -- Like a rhinestone cowgirl (Houston, New England, 1962, 1998) -- No shit, there I was-- (Grand Canyon, Appalachian Trail, 1992-1998) -- The man who hated picnics (New York, Napa, New Orleans, and New England, 1986-forever) -- The fly on the beluga (New York, 1986) -- Take small bites (Baltimore, 1998) -- Divorced eggs and ham (San Miguel, 2001) -- Home for the holidays (Several locations, 1944-present) -- The woman who hated cruising (around the world, 1986-2001) -- Faces of hope (Afghanistan, 2002) -- Pass it on (Alaska, Oregon, New Mexico, Long Island, Hawaii, London, Wales, Seattle, Portland, 1971-2004) -- Nadia's room (Santorini, 2002) -- The river of no return (Thames Path, England, 2004)
The celebrated journalist, producer, and bestselling author takes us on a culinary journey from Italy to Afghanistan, from Mexico to Massachusetts, a memoir of travel, food, and personal (mis)adventure. In Vietnam, preconceptions collide with the soup; in France, lust flares with the pâté and dies with the dessert; in Bolivia, a very young missionary finds her food flavored with hypocrisy; while at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, an older woman discovers gorp is good, fear is your friend, and Thai chicken tastes best when you're soaked by rain and the Colorado River.
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