"New Yorker" writer A.J. Liebling recalls his Parisian apprenticeship in the fine art of eating in this charming memoir. "New Yorker" writer A.J. Liebling recalls his Parisian apprenticeship in the fine art of eating in this charming memoir.Hide synopsis
Description:Acceptable. No apparent writing/highlighting. Binding in good...Acceptable. No apparent writing/highlighting. Binding in good condition, light wear around edges. Minor scuffs and scratches. --Please read our Seller Info and Policies prior to placing your order.
Description:Very good. Pages are clean and have no markings. Two of the...Very good. Pages are clean and have no markings. Two of the pages have a tiny tear at foreedge. Cover has minor shelf wear. All items guaranteed, and a portion of each sale supports social programs in Los Angeles. Ships from CA.
Description:Very good. Ships Within 24 Hours M-F-Satisfaction Guaranteed!...Very good. Ships Within 24 Hours M-F-Satisfaction Guaranteed! Has a publisher overstock mark. Item is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear.
Description:Acceptable. 2004-Paperback-Used-Acceptable--Shows substantial...Acceptable. 2004-Paperback-Used-Acceptable--Shows substantial shelf-wear which may include some chips and tears on dust jacket (if present) and some yellowing of the pages. May contain old price stickers or their residue, inscriptions or dedications from previous owners in first few pages and remainder marks.-. -Hall Street Books proudly ships from Brooklyn, NY. All orders are processed and shipped within 24 business hours, Mon-Fri. Expedited shipping and tracking available within the US. Hall Street's No-Worry guarantee lets you buy with confidence!
Description:Fine. Ships Within 24 Hours M-F-Satisfaction Guaranteed! Unread...Fine. Ships Within 24 Hours M-F-Satisfaction Guaranteed! Unread Copy in excellent condition. Has a publisher overstock mark.
After a bit of a slow start, the inner and latter chapters of this book are charmers. Wish I had two things on hand as I read this book, however: a French?English dictionary and a street map of Paris! Liebling writes quite cleverly; lacking French (and a knowledge of French history of the 19th and early 20th centuries), I obviously missed many of his metaphors and innuendos. Pieces of this work appear in *Secret Ingredients: The New Yorker Book of Food and Drink* (ed. by David Remnick) and *Choice Cuts: A Savory Selection of Food Writing from Around the World and Throughout History* (ed. by Mark Kurlansky)--and perhaps elsewhere, as well. (When writers are anthologized, it's usually a sign they're talented. Liebling offers a case in point.)
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.
You're signed up (and we ♥ you). Watch for our Welcome e-mail and your first coupon. Thanks!