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THE CANLIT FOODBOOK - From Pen to Palate - A Collection of Tasty Literary Fare

Atwood, Margaret

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ISBN 10: 0002179083 / ISBN 13: 9780002179089
Published by Totem Books - Collins Publishers, Toronto, 1987
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(vi) 216 pp. Trade paperback format. Edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; previous owner's inscription inside. Illustrated with drawings by Margaret Atwood. As well as containing recipes too numerous to list, this contains food-related prose and poetry from the following authors: Milton Acorn; Margaret Avison; Joan Barfoot; Henry Beissel; Constance Beresford-Howe; Earle Birney; Neil Bissoondath; Roo Borson; George Bowering; Ernest Buckler; John Burke; Dr W. D. Cheadle; Leonard Cohen; Matt Cohen; Jeni Couzyn; Lorna Crozier; Robertson Davies; David Donnell; Wayland Drew; The Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava; Frances Duncan; Sara Jeannette Duncan; Howard Engel; Marian Engel; Shirley Faessler; Dorothy Farmiloe; Ted Ferguson; Timothy Findley; Edith Fowke; Mavis Gallant; Graeme Gibson; Michael Gilbert; Al Grierson; Robert Hayman; Samuel Hearne; Jack Hodgins; Harold Horwood; Susan Ioannou; Anna Jameson; Paulette Jiles; George Johnston; Elisah Kent Kane; Stuart Keate; Crad Kilodoney; A. M. Klein; Joy Kogawa; Myrna Kostash; Robert Kroetsch; Father Joseph Francois Lafitau; Patrick Lane; Margaret Laurence; Irving Layton; Stephen Leacock; Dennis Lee; Pat Lowther; Gwendolyn MacEwan; Jay Macpherson; Charles Mair; Eli Mandel; Fredelle Bruser Maynard; Nellie McClung; David McFadden; Joe Milk; Shirley Miller; Viscount Milton; John Mitchell; Lucy Maud Montgomery; Susanna Moodie; Erin Moure; Farley Mowat; Alice Munro; Susan Musgrave; bp Nichol; Alden Nowlan; Michael Ondaatje; P. K. Page; Edward Phillips; James Polk; Helen Porter; E. J. Pratt; Robert Priest; Al Purdy; James Reaney; Mordecai Richler; Charles Ritchie; Erika Ritter; Joe Rosenblatt; Libby Scheier; F. R. Scott; Robert Sellar; Robert W. Service; Sarah Sheard; Robin Skelton; Colleen Thibaudeau; Audrey Thomas; John Thompson; Catherine Parr Traill; W. D. Valgardson; Guy Vanderhaeghe; Sheila Watson; Tom Wayman; Phyllis Webb; Richard Whitbourne; Rudy Wiebe; Ethel Wilson; Adele Wiseman; George Woodcock; and, of course, Margaret Atwood. The Chapters are: Preprandial Prologue: Food as Metaphor; Cracked Dawns: Breakfast for Barbarians; Raw Materials: Fruits and Vegetables; Teatime: Strange Innuendoes Over the Cups; Whiskers Feathers and Scales: Fish Flesh and Good Red Herring; The Exploding Supper: Evening Meals Both Fair and Foul; Stodge: Sugar and Vice and Everything Nice; Quaint and Curious Dishes: Things You Would Not Necessarily Wish to Ingest; Eating People is Wrong: Cannibalism Canadian Style; and Shindigs: Cocktail Parties Weddings Christmases Funerals and Other Social Disasters; followed by a list of contributors, publisher's acknowledgements and an index. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 202872

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Title: THE CANLIT FOODBOOK - From Pen to Palate - A...

Publisher: Totem Books - Collins Publishers, Toronto

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Paperback

Illustrator: Margaret Atwood;

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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An anthology of writing about food, and recipes, from Canadian writers. Quirky and guaranteed to change your attitudes about food.

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