The Resource Mastering the art of Soviet cooking : a memoir of love and longing, Anya von Bremzen

Mastering the art of Soviet cooking : a memoir of love and longing, Anya von Bremzen

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Mastering the art of Soviet cooking : a memoir of love and longing
Title
Mastering the art of Soviet cooking
Title remainder
a memoir of love and longing
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Anya von Bremzen
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Language
eng
Summary
Born in a surreal Moscow communal apartment where eighteen families shared one kitchen, the author grew up singing odes to Lenin, black-marketeering Juicy Fruit gum at school, and longing for a taste of the mythical West. It was a life by turns absurd, drab, naively joyous, melancholy and, finally, intolerable
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
641.5947
Index
no index present
Intended audience
General
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Mastering the art of Soviet cooking : a memoir of love and longing, Anya von Bremzen
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Mastering the art of Soviet cooking : a memoir of love and longing, Anya von Bremzen
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-338)
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Prologue: Poisoned madeleines -- Feasts, famines, histories -- 1910s: Last days of the Czars -- 1920s: Lenin's cake -- Larisa -- 1930s: Thank you, comrade Stalin, for our happy childhood -- 1940s: Of bullets and bread -- 1950s: Tasty and healthy -- Anya -- 1960s: Corn, communism, caviar -- 1970s: Mayonnaise of my homeland -- Returns -- 1980s: Moscow through the shot glass -- 1990s: Broken banquets -- Twenty-first century: Putin on the Ritz -- Mastering the art of Soviet recipes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-338) -Prologue: Poisoned madeleines -- Feasts, famines, histories -- 1910s: Last days of the Czars -- 1920s: Lenin's cake -- Larisa -- 1930s: Thank you, comrade Stalin, for our happy childhood -- 1940s: Of bullets and bread -- 1950s: Tasty and healthy -- Anya -- 1960s: Corn, communism, caviar -- 1970s: Mayonnaise of my homeland -- Returns -- 1980s: Moscow through the shot glass -- 1990s: Broken banquets -- Twenty-first century: Putin on the Ritz -- Mastering the art of Soviet recipes. -Born in a surreal Moscow communal apartment where eighteen families shared one kitchen, the author grew up singing odes to Lenin, black-marketeering Juicy Fruit gum at school, and longing for a taste of the mythical West. It was a life by turns absurd, drab, naively joyous, melancholy and, finally, intolerable
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24 cm.
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viii, 338 pages
Isbn
9780857520241
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