The Food of A Younger Land

A Portrait of American Food : Before the National Highway System, Before Chain Restaurants, and Before Frozen Food, When the Nation's Food Was Seasonal, Regional, and Traditional : From the Lost WPA Files

Book - 2009
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Food of A Younger Land
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Using long-forgotten WPA files archived in the Library of Congress, bestselling author Mark Kurlansky paints a detailed picture of Depression Era Americans through the food that they ate and the local traditions and customs they observed when planning and preparing meals.

Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2009
ISBN: 1594488657
9781594488658
Branch Call Number: 394.120973 F686 2009
Characteristics: xviii, 397 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm
Additional Contributors: Kurlansky, Mark
United States

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Using long-forgotten WPA files archived in the Library of Congress, the author paints a detailed picture of Depression Era Americans through the food that they ate and the local traditions and customs they observed when planning and preparing meals.


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