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Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking A Memoir of Food and Longing

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ISBN-10: 0307886824

ISBN-13: 9780307886828

Edition: 2013

Authors: Anya von Bremzen

List price: $22.00
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A James Beard Award-winning writer captures life under the Red socialist banner in this wildly inventive, tragicomic memoir of feasts, famines, and three generations  With startling beauty and sardonic wit, Anya von Bremzen tells an intimate yet epic story of life in that vanished empire known as the USSR--a place where every edible morsel was packed with emotional and political meaning.     Born in 1963, in an era of bread shortages, Anya grew up in a communal Moscow apartment where eighteen families shared one kitchen. She sang odes to Lenin, black-marketeered Juicy Fruit gum at school, watched her father brew moonshine, and, like most Soviet citizens, longed for a taste of the mythical…    
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Book details

List price: $22.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Crown/Archetype
Publication date: 9/16/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English