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At Home on the Range: Elizabeth Gilbert, Margaret Yardley Potter

At Home on the Range

Elizabeth Gilbert, Margaret Yardley Potter

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ISBN 10: 1936365898 / ISBN 13: 9781936365890
Published by McSweeney's Books, 2012
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First edition. No number line to indicate printing. Signed by Elizabeth Gilbert on the title page. No dust jacket as issued. A fine copy with a very light push to the bottom of spine. Packaged in a box and shipped promptly with delivery confirmation. Conscientious customer satisfaction a given. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-7545640079

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Title: At Home on the Range

Publisher: McSweeney's Books

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

While unpacking boxes of old family books recently, Elizabeth Gilbert rediscovered a dusty, yellowed hardcover called At Home on the Range, originally written by her great-grandmother, Margaret Yardley Potter. Having only been peripherally aware of the volume, Gilbert dug in with some curiosity, and soon found that she had stumbled upon a book far ahead of its time. Part scholar and part crusader for a more open food conversation, Potter espoused the importance of farmer’s markets and ethnic food (Italian, Jewish, and German), derided preservatives and culinary shortcuts, and generally celebrated a devotion to epicurean adventures. Reading this practical and humorous cookbook, it’s not hard to see that Gilbert inherited her great-grandmother’s love of food and her warm, infectious prose.

Proceeds from this book benefit ScholarMatch (scholarmatch.org).

About the Author:

Margaret Yardley Potter's book is culled from a lifetime of cooking and entertaining in her home, from the 1920s through World War II. In addition to being a cooking columnist for the Wilmington Star, she also painted, sold dresses, assisted in the birth of four grandchildren, and took up swing piano.

Elizabeth Gilbert is the bestselling author of numerous books, including Eat, Pray, Love, now a major motion picture. In 2008, Time magazine named Elizabeth as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

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