Sister Age

Sister Age

by M. F. K. Fisher


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780394723853
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/28/1984
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 329,497
Product dimensions: 5.15(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.66(d)

About the Author

Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher was one of the great food writers of the twentieth century. Born in 1908 in Albion, Michigan, Fisher grew up in Whittier, California, and was educated at Illinois College, Occidental College, UCLA, and at the University of Dijon in France. She travelled to, and lived in Europe throughout her adult life. The author of numerous books, magazine articles, novels, and a translation of Brillat-Savarin’s The Physiology of Taste, Fisher is best remembered for her gastronomical works and the autobiographical nature of her writings about people, places, and food. M F.K. Fisher died in 1992.

Table of Contents

Moment of Wisdom15
Answer in the Affirmative21
The Weather Within28
The Unswept Emptiness48
Another Love Story59
The Second Time Around83
The Lost, Strayed, Stolen111
The Reunion142
The Oldest Man149
A Question Answered176
Diplomatic, Retired190
Mrs. Teeters' Tomato Jar201
A Kitchen Allegory208
A Delayed Meeting215
Notes on a Necessary Pact222

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