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Una fiesta mobile

Una fiesta mobile

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At the table (and under the table) with Ernest Hemingway. The travels, loves, but above all the eating and drinking of the American writer and journalist to bring his memory back to life.

Ernest Hemingway liked food; he liked it simple, ‘what people eat in the country, the kind of food that sticks to your ribs and gives you the feeling that you really have something in front of you to devote yourself to with gusto, without worrying too much about manners.’ And a bottle of wine or a cocktail was never lacking. The public figure of ‘Papa Hemingway’ has become part of modern culture, but what do we really know about the person behind the facade? Una Fiesta Mobile by Gail McDowell is a peculiar biography of the writer: his travels, his loves, but most of all his tastes in eating and drinking. Recipes for some of the delicious dishes that accompanied him will bring his memory back to life and into the kitchens. Finally, a chapter dedicated to his favorite cocktails could not be missed.

Genre: Cookery

Publishing house:

Il leone verde Edizioni

Year of publication: 2009

Published in: Torino

Number of pages: 106

Price: 10

ISBN: 9788887139822

Foreign rights manager: Anna Spadolini


Una fiesta mobile

Gail Mcdowell

Gail McDowell, born in the United States, studied at the School of Interpreters at the University of Heidelberg and holds a degree in languages from San Diego State University, California. She has lived in Italy for over 23 years and has translated numerous works, both literary and technical.

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