The Food of a Younger Land: A Portrait of American Food--Before the National Highway System, Before Chain Restaurants, and Before Frozen Food, When the Nation's Food Was Seasonal

by Mark Kurlansky

Hardcover, 2009


Call number

Culinary Literature -- KUR

Call number

Culinary Literature -- KUR


Riverhead Hardcover (2009), Hardcover, 416 pages


Using long-forgotten WPA files archived in the Library of Congress, bestselling author Mark Kurlansky paints a detailed picture of Depression Era Americans through the food that they ate and the local traditions and customs they observed when planning and preparing meals.

Physical description

416 p.; 9.1 inches
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