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Among Friends (SIGNED): Fisher, M. F. K.

Among Friends (SIGNED)

Fisher, M. F. K.

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ISBN 10: 0865471169 / ISBN 13: 9780865471160
Published by North Point Press, San Francisco, 1983
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INSCRIBED "For the ---- /Among friends at last (?)!/MFKFisher/Glen Ellen/1987." First edition thus. 8vo. 306pp. Stiff white wrappers in photo-illustrated dust jacket. A fine copy. A series of remembrances of "Friends" from Ms. Fisher's past; they range from the hobos who could count on food at the family's back door to the businessmen who advertised in Father's paper -- but above all they are the Quakers who were the predominant group in Whittier where Ms. Fisher grew up. Bookseller Inventory # 10962

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Title: Among Friends (SIGNED)

Publisher: North Point Press, San Francisco

Publication Date: 1983

Binding: Paperback

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st.

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In this poetic, sensitive memoir, M. F. K. Fisher traces her life from birth through childhood into adulthood through memories of her loving family and their lives as outsiders in the Quaker community of Whittier, California. Recalling the people, passions, sounds, and scents of her childhood, with its kindnesses and quiet cruelties, Fisher also portrays her developing interests in literature, food, and cooking. Elegantly and invitingly written, Among Friends demonstrates the writer’s belief that “every lesson, every lecture listened to, must be interpreted into a personal dialect of human language, and that is what I keep trying to do.

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M. F. K. Fisher was born in Albion, Michigan, on July 3, 1908. She is the author of numerous books, many of which have become American classics. She died in 1992.

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