As They Were

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Feb 16, 2011 - Literary Collections - 272 pages
This marvelous collection of autobiographical essays by the celebrated, much-adored Fisher covers her life, family, food and adventures.

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M.F.K. Fisher is wonderful to read - there is something about the pace of her writing that makes you feel like you are walking along side an old friend and having a satisfyingly meandering conversation..... Read full review


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The Flame and the Ash Thereof
Two Kitchens in Provence
A Mission Accomplished
The Changeover
Nowhere but Here

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M. F. K. Fisher was one of the great food writers of the twentieth century. Born in 1908 in Albion, Michigan, she grew up in Whittier, California, and was educated at Illinois College, Occidental College, UCLA, and the University of Dijon in France. Fisher travelled to and lived in Europe throughout her adult life. The author of numerous books, magazine articles, novels, and a translation of Brillat-Savarin’s The Physiology of Taste, she is best remembered for her gastronomical works and the autobiographical nature of her writings about people, places, and food. Fisher died in 1992.

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