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97 Orchard by Jane Ziegelman
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Dec 26, 2011

really liked it
Read from February 28 to March 17, 2013

A fascinating history of the immigrants diet during the late 19th and early 20th century in the tenements of New York City. Also provides a basic history of the diets of many European cultures prior to their immigration to the US. This is exactly the kind of book I love--historical, anecdotal and entertaining at the same time.

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