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Death by Pad Thai: And Other Unforgettable Meals

By: "Bauer, Douglas"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Clarkson Potter:

Seller ID: 9780307337849

ISBN: 0307337847

Condition: GOOD

Food isn't just a gustatory pleasure; it is the stuff of life. At its best and most memorable, a meal becomes a story--and a story becomes a feast. In this collection of essays by some of the country's finest writers, food is the central player in memories both exquisite and excruciating. Steve Almond recounts the gleeful daylong preparation of a transcendent lobster pad thai dish. Sue Miller reveals that after a lifetime of practical cooking, she is finally fed by a man who presents food as an offering, made just for her. Aimee Bender ponders her lifelong envy of what everyone else is having ... View more info