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In 1929, Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher arrived in Dijon, the provincial capital of Burgundy and the gastronomical capital of France, there to be initiated into the ways of love and life. LONG AGO IN FRANCE is Fisher's exquisitely evocative, deliciously candid memoir of her three-year stay in Dijon. It is a delightful journey backward - in the grandest of company - into a voluptuous, genteel world that has vanished forever.

Synopsis:

From one of the most gifted writers of our time, a nostalgic account of France, replete with fascinating characters and memorable meals. In this very personal reminiscence, readers glimpse beautiful Dijon against the backdrop of between-the-wars Europe through the eyes, heart and stomach of a most wise and articulate woman.

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ISBN:
9780671755140
Introduction:
Morris, Jan
Author:
Morris, Jan
Introduction by:
Morris, Jan
Introduction:
Morris, Jan
Author:
Fisher, M. F. K.
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Europe - France
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Women
Subject:
France
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Travelers
Subject:
Japanese Gardens
Subject:
Food writers
Subject:
Dijon (France) Social life and customs.
Subject:
Dijon
Subject:
Japanese Gardens - General
Subject:
Fisher, M. F. K
Subject:
Food writers -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Biography-Literary
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Touchstone ed.
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
no. 5
Publication Date:
February 1992
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 MAP
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 8.4 oz

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"Synopsis" by , From one of the most gifted writers of our time, a nostalgic account of France, replete with fascinating characters and memorable meals. In this very personal reminiscence, readers glimpse beautiful Dijon against the backdrop of between-the-wars Europe through the eyes, heart and stomach of a most wise and articulate woman.
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