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The Spice Necklace by Ann Vanderhoof
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Jun 25, 2010

really liked it
Read from June 21 to 25, 2010

This is a perfect summertime read. The author has a real gift for capturing the feel of tropical places, and made me long for the food and sights of Grenada and Trinidad (places I knew very little about until reading this book). I did skim over some of the bits about rum and drinking-- the book should really called the Food AND Drink Lover's Caribbean Adventure-- but food lovers can't miss this book for her loving and reverential representation of the cuisine of the "Spice Necklace" islands. Sometimes travel memoirs can seem condescending depending on the tone of the author, but there's not of that here.
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message 1: by Melissa (new)

Melissa "that's not of that" really? really?


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