To Begin Again by M.F.K. Fisher

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The first volume of reminiscences by one of America's best-loved writers. "Vintage Fisher. . . . (Her diaries and stories) bathe her youth and beauty in a golden light like the stuff of Gustave Dore engravings, the light of a better place and a better time when people were still made out of heroics."--Washington Post Book World.

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About M.F.K. Fisher

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In a career that extended from the late 1930s to her death in 1992, M. F. K. Fisher wrote twenty-six books, including A Cordiall Water, Last House, and How to Cook a Wolf. Widely known as the woman who elevated food writing to a literary art, she was elected to the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters and received lifetime achievement awards from the James Beard Foundation and The American Institute of Wine and Food.
Published January 1, 1992 by Pantheon Books. 179 pages
Genres: Cooking, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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The longest piece recalls with more conscious rue a sort-of friendship with a classmate--a Mexican child and the "bad girl" of first grade--whom Fisher and others treated insensitively;, the last reproduces 1927 diary entries (when Fisher was 18) of interest only to a smitten Fisher-following.

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With seemingly photographic memory Fisher (1908-1992), the famous culinary writer recalls growing up in Southern California where her journalist father and snobbish, asocial mother moved in 1910, two years after her birth in Michigan.

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