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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
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Mastering the art of Soviet cooking
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a memoir of love and longing
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Anya von Bremzen
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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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Title
Mastering the art of Soviet cooking
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Evokes a mid-20th-century Soviet experience, as the author traces her upbringing by an anti-Soviet mother, her witness to the political events surrounding the empire's collapse, and her parallel food universes that included both simple and sumptuous fare
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autobiography
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10221076
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
641.5947
Index
no index present
LC call number
TX649
LC item number
.V66 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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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, Anya von Bremzen
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-338)
Contents
Poisoned madeleines -- Feasts, famines, fables. 1910s : The 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
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 338 pages
Isbn
9780307886811
Lccn
2013007787
Other physical details
illustrations

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