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Dinner with Tennessee Williams

by Troy Gilbert, Greg Picolo
     
 

Like Hemingway to Cuba or Mark Twain to the Mississippi, certain writers are inextricably tied to their environments-the culture, the history, the people, the cuisine. The plays of Tennessee Williams evoke the ambiance and flavor of the South. Part food memoir and part cookbook, this fresh look at the world of this great American playwright-both in real life and in

Overview

Like Hemingway to Cuba or Mark Twain to the Mississippi, certain writers are inextricably tied to their environments-the culture, the history, the people, the cuisine. The plays of Tennessee Williams evoke the ambiance and flavor of the South. Part food memoir and part cookbook, this fresh look at the world of this great American playwright-both in real life and in his plays-is the perfect book for literary lovers and food lovers alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781423621737
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

Read an Excerpt

Delve into the sultry Southern world of Tennessee Williams with amazing recipes inspired by his life and plays. Author Troy Gilbert partners with Chef Greg Picolo of the Bistro at Maison de Ville in New Orleans to provide recipes,
as well as with Dr. Kenneth Holditch to provide expert scholarship on Williams. With numerous behind-the-scenes historic photographs, playbills, and food photography, this colorful book, layered with depth and richness, will bring you excellent meals and hours of reading pleasure.

Meet the Author

Also a native of New Orleans, Troy Gilbert is a freelance journalist and fiction writer. His work has been published in many national and regional publications and ranges from investigative journalism to restaurant reviews. He was also one of only two individuals who chose to ride out Hurricane Katrina and blog about the ensuing chaos on a personal level, and was heavily referenced by the Main Stream Media. Today, Troy continues to write articles on the city's recovery and is actively finishing up his novel on Hurricane Katrina from his FEMA trailer outside of his home in the heavily damaged, although recovering, neighborhood of Lakeview.

Greg Picolo is a native of New Orleans and the chef of Bistro Maison de Ville, which offers sophisticated cuisine in the Louisiana Creole style.

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