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Ferrary, a poet and author of several upscale cookbooks, became a young friend of the respected food writer in the last 15 years of her life. This collection of essays describes their meals together, Ferrary's research into Fisher's well-described (but also spottily known) life, and the other people who surrounded her. Fisher comes across as more feisty and elegantly intimidating than in her own books. Ferrary is hardly an equally erudite or accomplished writer, but her book is charming, and one learns from Peter Mayle's introduction that Fisher was more responsible than anyone for his moving to Provence, and that Frances Mayes of _Under the Tuscan Sun_ also dined in southern California with Fisher and Ferrary. It all relates....
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Plot & Themes

job/profession:    -   writer Job/profession/poverty story    -   Yes

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   writer Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   American


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   ranch Century:    -   1980's-Present

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   encouraged    -   like laughing How much dialogue in bio?    -   little dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   0-25% of book

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