Peppers by Amal Naj
A Story of Hot Pursuits

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In this evocative book, Wall Street Journal columnist Naj pursues his subject from Bolivia to New Mexico, interviewing growers, botanists, chefs, and doctors, even chronicling a long and acrimonious lawsuit that has raged around the use of the term "Tabasco." Illus.

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Published June 16, 1992 by Knopf. 245 pages
Genres: Cooking, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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Naj, a Wall Street Journal writer born and raised in Bengal, travels in Central and South America and the US Southwest in pursuit of pepper specialists and special peppers--all of the hot, capsaicin-endowed varieties known to most of us as chiles.

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