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On Sale: February 16, 2011
Pages: 272 | ISBN: 978-0-307-77919-9
Published by : Vintage Knopf
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This marvelous collection of autobiographical essays by the celebrated, much-adored Fisher covers her life, family, food and adventures.

Table of Contents

Prejudice, Hate, and the First World War
Palaces, Etcetera
Young Hunger
I Was Really Very Hungry
Three Swiss Inns
Pacific Village
The Flame and the Ash Thereof
The First Cafe
Two Kitchens in Provence
Wartwort
A Misson Accomplished
A Common Danger
About Looking Alone at a Place: Provence
At Sea
I. The Captain's Dinner, M.S. Feltre
II. Dutch Freighter, M.S. Diemerdyk
III. Announcement from Israfel, M.S. Pluto
The Wind-Chill Factor:  A Problem of Mind and Matter
The Changeover
Gare de Lyon
Nowhere but Here

M.F.K. Fisher

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M.F.K. Fisher - As They Were

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The author of more than twenty books, including As They Were, Sister Age, and Two Towns in Provence (all available from Vintage Books), M.F.K. Fisher spent most of her life in France and California.

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