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White Truffles in Winter

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ISBN-10: 0393343588

ISBN-13: 9780393343588

Edition: N/A

Authors: N. M. Kelby

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Auguste Escoffier (1846–1935) was the unparalleled French chef whose impact on restaurants and high cuisine is still with us. He was also a complicated man—kind yet imperious, food obsessed yet rarely hungry, capable of great passion and inscrutable reserve. In this lushly imagined new novel, N. M. Kelby transports us into Escoffier’s private world, weaving a sensual story of food and longing, war and romance.The novel opens near the end of Escoffier’s life, as he writes his memoirs. He has witnessed a tumultuous sweep of history from a unique position, and he recounts his days as a cook in the Franco-Prussian War, a chef for the beau monde in Paris and at the London’s Savoy, and a…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/8/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 334
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English