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Author Twitty, Michael, 1977- author.

Title The cooking gene : a journey through African American culinary history in the Old South / Michael W. Twitty.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2017]
1 hold on first copy returned of 3 copies


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    641.5929 TWI    DUE 09-12-20
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    641.59296 TWI    In Transit +1 HOLD
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    641.59296 TWI    DUE 10-12-20
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description xvii, 443 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [423]-437).
Contents Preface: The Old South -- No More Whistling Walk for Me -- Hating My Soul -- Mise en Place -- Mishpocheh -- Missing Pieces -- No Nigger Blood -- "White Man in the Woodpile" -- 0.01 Percent -- Sweet Tooth -- Mothers of Slaves -- Alma Mater -- Chesapeake Gold -- The Queen -- Adam in the Garden -- Shake Dem 'Simmons Down -- All Creatures of Our G-d and King -- The Devil's Half Acre -- "The King's Cuisine" -- Crossroads -- The Old Country -- Sankofa -- Author's Note -- Selected Bibliography.
Summary "A memoir of Southern cuisine and food culture that traces the paths of the author's ancestors (black and white) through the crucible of slavery to show its effects on our food today"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject African American cooking -- History.
Cooking, American -- Southern style -- History.
African Americans -- Food -- Southern States -- History.
African Americans -- Genealogy.
Genetic genealogy.
ISBN 9780062379290 hardcover ; alkaline paper
0062379291 hardcover ; alkaline paper
9780062379276 paperback ; alkaline paper
0062379275 paperback ; alkaline paper

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