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Last Chinese Chef, the (2007) [Novel]
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When Maggie McElroy, a widowed American food writer, learns of a Chinese paternity claim against her late husband's estate, she has to go immediately to Beijing. She asks her magazine for time off, but her editor counters with an assignment: to profile the rising culinary star Sam Liang. In China Maggie unties the knots of her husband's past, finding out more than she expected about him and about herself. With Sam as her guide, she is also drawn deep into a world of food rooted in centuries of history and philosophy. To her surprise she begins to be transformed by the cuisine, by Sam's family -- a querulous but loving pack of cooks and diners -- and most of all by Sam himself.

Original title: The Last Chinese Chef
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionRomanceContemporary
FictionGeneral FictionFood

Edition #1: The Last Chinese Chef

The Last Chinese Chef (2007)
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Language: English

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The Last Chinese Chef (May 2007)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
ISBN: 9780618619665
Pages: 288

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