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Long Ago in France: The Years in Dijon.

Fisher, M.F.K.

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ISBN 10: 0139295488 / ISBN 13: 9780139295485
Published by Prentice Hall Press, New York, 1991
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A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright price-clipped dust jacket. At the age of 21 and newly married, Ms. Fisher arrived in Dijon, the gastronomical capital of France, as Europe was inching its way towards a second world war. She writes affectionately here of her loss of innocence in both life and regarding food and experienced first hand the city's love of excess especially when it comes to food. Her experiences in Dijon would have a lasting effect on her personally and professionally as a writer with a passion for food. Bookseller Inventory # 24442

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Title: Long Ago in France: The Years in Dijon.

Publisher: Prentice Hall Press, New York

Publication Date: 1991

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition

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In 1929, Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher arrived in Dijon, the provincial capital of Burgundy and the gastronomical capital of France, there to be initiated into the ways of love and life. Long Ago In France is Fisher's exquisitely evocative, deliciously candid memoir of her three-year stay in Dijon. It is a delightful journey backward - in the grandest of company - into a voluptuous, genteel world that has vanished forever.

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Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher (1908-1992) is the author of sixteen books of essays and reminiscences, many of which have become American classics. Her books include "The Gastronomical Me "and "How to Cook a Wolf". In 1991, she was elected to the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters.

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