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Cooking with Grease Stirring the Pots in America

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ISBN-10: 074325399X

ISBN-13: 9780743253994

Edition: 2005

Authors: Donna Brazile

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Cooking with Greaseis an inspiring, behind-the-scenes memoir of the life and times of a tenacious political organizer and the first African-American woman to head a major presidential campaign. Donna Brazile fought her first political fight at age nine -- campaigning (successfully) for a city council candidate who promised a playground in her neighborhood. The day after Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, she committed her heart and her future to political and social activism. By the 2000 presidential election, Brazile had become a major player in American political history -- and she remains one of the most outspoken and forceful political activists of our day. Brazile grew up one of…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 6/2/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Donna Brazile is a senior political strategist and former campaign manager for Gore-Lieberman 2000 -- the first African American to lead a major presidential campaign. She is currently chair of the Democratic National Committee's Voting Rights Institute and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University.

Prologue
Jean's Kitchen: Finding the Right Pot
Blackened Catfish
Red Beans and Rice
Crawfish �touff�e
Garlic Grits
Jambalaya
The Melting Pot
Smothered Chicken
Brown Gravy (Roux)
Crabmeat Lafitte
Stuffed Po' Boys
Creole Shrimp Bisque
Bell Peppers
Dirty Rice
Cochon de Lait (Roast Suckling Pig)
Oysters Bienville
Caf� Du Monde: Coffee and Beignets
Epilogue: Electoral Gumbo -- A New Recipe for Victory
Jean's Seafood Gumbo
Acknowledgments
Index