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Counter Culture The American Coffee Shop Waitress

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ISBN-10: 080147440X

ISBN-13: 9780801474408

Edition: 2009

Authors: Candacy Taylor

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In large cities and small towns across the country, the best diners and coffee shops are more than just restaurants: they are neighborhood institutions that bring together communities. From the Gold 'N Silver Inn in Reno, Nevada to the U.S.A. Country Diner in Windsor, New Jersey, these special places are not defined by their menus or décor, but by the waitresses who have establish bonds with their customers and their communities over years-and sometimes decades-of service. Counter Culture is a window into the lives of career waitresses who have worked in diners and coffee shops for up to sixty years. Since 2001, Candacy A. Taylor (a former waitress herself) has traveled more than 26,000…    
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Book details

List price: $21.50
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 9/15/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 156
Size: 9.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.20" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

Ketchup in Her Veins
Counter Intelligence
Tricks of the Trade
The Regulars
All in the Family
The Waitressing Stigma
T.I.P.S. To Insure Prompt Service
The Generation Gap
Refusing to Retire
List of Waitresses and Other Interviewees