Alice, Let's Eat: Further Adventures of a Happy Eater

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Random House, Incorporated, 1978 - Cooking - 182 pages
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User Review  - Carrie.deSilva - LibraryThing

Listed in various sources as an American humourist (although most such sources spell humourist in American!). This, along with other Trillin books, makes really good reading with food as the focus. An ... Read full review

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User Review  - grheault - LibraryThing

The first clue was this funny quip: "It all comes out on the honeymoon. " I soon realized I was reading something like "Julie and Julia", as much about marriage and love as it was about eating. Wonderful at many levels. Read full review

Contents

Alice
3
Off the Beach
13
Stalking the Barbecued Mutton
20
Copyright

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Calvin Trillin attended public schools in Kansas City and went on to Yale University and graduated in 1957; he later served as a Fellow of the University. He was born on December 5, 1935. He worked as a reporter for Time magazine before joining the staff of The New Yorker in 1963. His reporting for The New Yorker on the racial integration of the University of Georgia was published in his first book, An Education in Georgia. Family, travel and food are also themes in Trillin's work. Three of his books American Fried; Alice, Let's Eat; and Third Helpings; were individually published and are also collected in the 1994 compendium The Tummy Trilogy. He has also written a collection of short stories Barnett Frummer Is An Unbloomed Flower (1969) and three comic novels, Runestruck (1977), Floater (1980), and Tepper Isn't Going Out (2001). Among his recent work, is Dogfight: The 2012 Presidential Campaign in Verse. He was awarded the Thurber Prize for American Humor for Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff, in 2012.

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