The Plated Heart

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Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2006 - Fiction - 227 pages
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A good meal and a full stomach may still hold the key to the human heart, but in this gourmet collection of thematically linked stories, Diane Goodman suggests that desire itself can be its own dark feast. The Plated Heart is a deeply affecting portrait of the intersections between fine food and the unexpectedly complex lives of those who prepare it, serve it and consume it. A. Manette Ansay A good meal and a full stomach may still hold the key to the human heart, but in this gourmet collection of thematically linked stories, Diane Goodman suggests that desire itself can be its own dark feast. The Plated Heart is a deeply affecting portrait of the intersections between fine food and the unexpectedly complex lives of those who prepare it, serve it and consume it. A. Manette Ansay

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Contents

The Manager
13
The Caterer
41
3The Tavern
74
Copyright

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In her 15 years as sailing instructor at the Annapolis SailiIn her 15 years as sailing instructor at the Annapolis Sailing School, Di Goodman has taught more young people to sail tng School, Di Goodman has taught more young people to sail than anyone else in the U.S. Ian Brodie is Washington corresphan anyone else in the U.S. Ian Brodie is Washington correspondent for "The Times of London", and the father of one veryondent for "The Times of London", and the father of one very satisfied graduate of Di's sailing program. Joan B. Machinc satisfied graduate of Di's sailing program. Joan B. Machinchick's fine illustrations and graphic art are known throughohick's fine illustrations and graphic art are known throughout the Chesapeake Bay sailing community. ut the Chesapeake Bay sailing community.

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