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Trail of Crumbs: Hunger, Love, and the Search for Home

Sunee, Kim

Edité par Grand Central Pub, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 2008
ISBN 10: 0446579769 / ISBN 13: 9780446579766
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Titre : Trail of Crumbs: Hunger, Love, and the ...

Éditeur : Grand Central Pub, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Date d'édition : 2008

Reliure : Hard Cover

Etat du livre : Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Fine

Signé : Signed by Author

Edition : First Edition

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This is a fine, as new, hardcover stated first edition, number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2, in a fine, as new, mylar protected DJ, white spine. Signed by the author on the title page. Round white AUTOGRAPHED COPY sticker on the DJ. N° de réf. du libraire 048976

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Synopsis : Already hailed as "brave, emotional, and gorgeously written" by Frances Mayes and "like a piece of dark chocolate--bittersweet, satisfying, and finished all too soon" by Laura Fraser, author of An Italian Affair, this is a unique memoir about the search for identity through love, hunger, and food.

Jim Harrison says, "TRAIL OF CRUMBS reminds me of what heavily costumed and concealed waifs we all are. Kim Sunée tells us so much about the French that I never learned in 25 trips to Paris , but mostly about the terrors and pleasure of that infinite octopus, love. A fine book."

When Kim Sunée was three years old, her mother took her to a marketplace, deposited her on a bench with a fistful of food, and promised she'd be right back. Three days later a policeman took the little girl, clutching what was now only a fistful of crumbs, to a police station and told her that she'd been abandoned by her mother.

Fast-forward almost 20 years and Kim's life is unrecognizable. Adopted by a young New Orleans couple, she spends her youth as one of only two Asian children in her entire community. At the age of 21, she becomes involved with a famous French businessman and suddenly finds herself living in France, mistress over his houses in Provence and Paris , and stepmother to his eight year-old daughter.

Kim takes readers on a lyrical journey from Korea to New Orleans to Paris and Provence , along the way serving forth her favorite recipes. A love story at heart, this memoir is about the search for identity and a book that will appeal to anyone who is passionate about love, food, travel, and the ultimate search for self.

A propos de l'auteur: Kim Sunée is the founding food editor of Cottage Living. She was born in South Korea and adopted and raised in New Orleans, and lived in Europe for ten years. She now resides in Birmingham, Alabama.

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