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Love and Sweet Food: A Culinary Memoir Hardcover – Sep 21 2004

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Thomas Allen Publishers; 1st edition (Sept. 21 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0887621538
  • ISBN-13: 978-0887621536
  • Product Dimensions: 13.5 x 2.4 x 18.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 476 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #854,579 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Love and Sweet Food: A Culinary Memoir is equal in literary stature to his many previous prize-winning works. (The Gourmet Cookbook)

...not just a cookbook... a beguiling book filled with the colour, textures and flavours of the West Indies, served up with a side dish of Barbadian history and politics. (Owen Sound Sun Times)

Teeming with life and humour, Love and Sweet Food reminds us how important it is to cook and eat together... (Georgia Straight)

...a delectable read... (Monday Magazine)

About the Author

Austin Clarke is one of Canada’s foremost authors, whose work includes ten novels, six short-story collections, and three memoirs. His novel The Polished Hoe won the 2002 Giller Prize. Clarke is a member of the Order of Canada, holds four honorary doctorates, and has been awarded the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, the W.O. Mitchell Prize, and the Casa de las Américas Prize, among others. In his fifty-year career, he has worked as a journalist, a professor, and a cultural attaché in Washington D.C., while publishing acclaimed fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. He lives in Toronto.

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Just a memoir Nov. 12 2013
By Vida Robinson - Published on
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I thought this was a cookbook, not a memoir to read. I was really interested in carribbean recipies to try out
Five Stars Nov. 5 2015
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Great Buy