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The Resource Coming to my senses : the making of a counterculture cook, Alice Waters with Cristina Mueller & Bob Carrau

Coming to my senses : the making of a counterculture cook, Alice Waters with Cristina Mueller & Bob Carrau

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Coming to my senses : the making of a counterculture cook
Title
Coming to my senses
Title remainder
the making of a counterculture cook
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Alice Waters with Cristina Mueller & Bob Carrau
Title variation
Making of a counterculture cook
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eng
Summary
When Alice Waters opened the doors of her "little French restaurant" in Berkeley, California in 1971 at the age of 27, no one ever anticipated the indelible mark it would leave on the culinary landscape{u2014}Alice least of all. Fueled in equal parts by naiveté and a relentless pursuit of beauty and pure flavor, she turned her passion project into an iconic institution that redefined American cuisine for generations of chefs and food lovers. In Coming to My Senses Alice retraces the events that led her to 1517 Shattuck Avenue and the tumultuous times that emboldened her to find her own voice as a cook when the prevailing food culture was embracing convenience and uniformity. Moving from a repressive suburban upbringing to Berkeley in 1964 at the height of the Free Speech Movement and campus unrest, she was drawn into a bohemian circle of charismatic figures whose views on design, politics, film, and food would ultimately inform the unique culture on which Chez Panisse was founded. Dotted with stories, recipes, photographs, and letters, Coming to My Senses is at once deeply personal and modestly understated, a quietly revealing look at one woman's evolution from a rebellious yet impressionable follower to a respected activist who effects social and political change on a global level through the common bond of food
Biography type
autobiography
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  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
  • photographs
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
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Coming to my senses : the making of a counterculture cook, Alice Waters with Cristina Mueller & Bob Carrau
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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sky2ocm89362994
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xi, 306 pages
Isbn
9780307718280
Lccn
bl2017029928
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, photographs
Label
Coming to my senses : the making of a counterculture cook, Alice Waters with Cristina Mueller & Bob Carrau
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm89362994
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xi, 306 pages
Isbn
9780307718280
Lccn
bl2017029928
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, photographs

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