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Devra Gartenstein

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Devra Gartenstein is the author of "Cavemen, Monks and Slow Food: A History of Eating Well", as well as two cookbooks: "The Accidental Vegan" and "Local Bounty". She lives in Seattle, where she owns and operates Patty Pan Grill, a popular farmers' market concession.


Like most reasonably sane people, I'll do almost anything to avoid bookkeeping and data entry. But the strangest thing happens once I actually sit down and start inputting numbers: they tell a story, explaining why we'vefelt short on cash or where we're been spending too much.

This past winter I applied for an SBA loan, a bear of a process. I managed to pull together the accounting information... Read more of this blog post »
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The Accidental Vegan: Vegan...
3.49 of 5 stars 3.49 avg rating — 72 ratings — published 1998 — 6 editions
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Local Bounty: Seasonal Vega...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2008
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3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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I loved "People of the Book", but the characters in this one just never really came alive for me.
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For most of the way through, I couldn't put this book down. The story and characters were engaging, and the emotional suspense was effective. But I felt that the ending fell flat and was much too abstract.
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