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M. F. K. Fisher sees life stomach first. The New York Times said "She spit Puritan restraint out like a dull wine and made a life of savoring the slow, sensual pleasures of the table." And between meals, she savored the pleasures of men and travel, too. She recalls California in 1912, life in France in the 1930s, and traveling solo to Mexico in 1941. Her first oyster is a beautiful story, about adolescence and the glory of the briny mollusk, and her humor is as forthright as her taste at table.
Although I had many things to do , I began to read Fisher's book immediately. It arrived quicker than I expected.Published 2 months ago by Merle Sturm
A snobby, mediocre book by an over rated author of little importance. Skip it.Published 8 months ago by A. E. Flynn
What initially directed me to this author was an article in Saveur magazine. An interesting book if you are a foodie learning about the food & wine likes & dislikes of pre-war II... Read morePublished 8 months ago by William F. Ketcham
Another time and a different life but I thoroughly enjoyed the quiet charm of this little book.Published 12 months ago by Cielo Girl
MFK Fisher is like the Honey Badger.. She don't give a s%#t! She lived, traveled, ate and drank just as she pleased. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Michelle M. Russell