Place Settings in Time: One Woman's Legacy
This memoir follows Barbara McCranie's journey from her rural homestead, where the large kitchen was the center of her universe, to the present day, where the world was her playground. En route, she set her table in a barnyard and onboard a boat floating at the foot of the Statue of Liberty.
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THE CHINA CABINET
DIGNITARY OF PROPRIETY
THE FIRST LADY OF DELL FARM
THE TALL ONE
THE ENGLISHWOMAN UPSETS THE TEA CART
THE FIRST MCDONALDS
MONICA SETS HER TABLE
A NEW TABLE
A CHINA CABINET IN MY KITCHEN
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