Alice May Brock





Alice May Brock


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The "Alice" from the Arlo Guthrie song "Alice's Restaurant". "Alice" was restaurant owner Alice M. Brock, who with husband Ray Brock lived in a former church in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, where the song's Thanksgiving dinners were actually held. Both worked at a nearby private academy, the music- and art-oriented Stockbridge School, from which Guthrie (then of the Queens, New York City neighborhood of Howard Beach) had graduated. Alice Brock illustrated the 2004 children's book Mooses Come Walking, written by Guthrie.

In 1969, Random House published The Alice's Restaurant Cookbook, which featured recipes and hippie wisdom from Alice Brock, as well as photos of Alice and Guthrie, and publicity stills from the movie. A tear-out record wa
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Average rating: 4.07 · 213 ratings · 46 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
How to Massage Your Cat

4.10 avg rating — 121 ratings — published 1985 — 4 editions
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Alice's Restaurant Cookbook

4.20 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1969
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My Life as a Restaurant

3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1975
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ALICE'S RESTAURANT COOKBOOK...

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Mooses Come Walking

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3.99 avg rating — 68 ratings — published 2004
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“Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian; wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian; lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese; garlic makes it good.”
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