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America eats! on the road with the W.P.A. : the fish fries, box supper socials, and chitlin feasts that define real American food by Pat Willard

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Published by Bloomsbury USA in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cookery, American -- History -- 20th century,
  • Food habits -- United States -- History -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Pat Willard.
ContributionsWriters" Program (U.S.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTX715 .W71125 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16775805M
ISBN 101596913622
ISBN 109781596913622
LC Control Number2008015815

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