Get Jiro!

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Titan Books, 2012 - Cooks - 120 pages
In a not-too-distant future LA, master chefs rule the town like crime lords, and a bloody culinary war is raging. On one side are the Internationalists, blending food from all over the world; on the other, the 'Vertical Farm', adept of organic, vegetarian, macrobiotic dishes. And both sides want Jiro, a renegade sushi chef.

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User Review  - ecataldi - LibraryThing

This graphic novel didn't come to my attention until the unfortunate passing of Anthony Bourdain. It's published by Vertigo and it's decidedly different from any other comics on the market. In this ... Read full review

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User Review  - booklover3258 - LibraryThing

As a fan of Anthony Bourdain's memoirs, shows and heck even his crime books... I found this graphic novel at a yard sale and thought what the hey ... might as well read it. Yea no... not a good idea ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Anthony Bourdain was born in New York City on June 25, 1956. He graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in 1978. He wrote numerous nonfiction books including Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, The Nasty Bits, A Cook's Tour, No Reservations: Around the World on an Empty Stomach, Medium Raw, and Appetites: A Cookbook. He also wrote several works of fiction including the graphic novel Get Jiro! and the comic Anthony Bourdain's Hungry Ghosts. He was the host of several television shows including A Cook's Tour, Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations, The Layover, and Parts Unknown. He committed suicide on June 8, 2018 at the age of 61.

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