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The Food of a Younger Land by Mark Kurlansky
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Kurlansky wrote 'Salt' and 'Cod' - two worth looking into if you haven't already. Here he dives into the WPA Writer's archives, the planned but never completed 'America Eats'. There are bits, essays, ethnographic fieldnotes, poems, but among others Zora Neale Hurston and Eudora Welty.
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