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The hundred-foot journey : a novel

Author: Richard C Morais
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2011. ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Scribner trade paperback edition
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Hassan Haji is a skinny Indian teenager with that mysterious something that comes along once a generation. He is one of those rare chefs who is simply born. He is an artist. Born above his grandfather's modest restaurant in Mumbai, Hassan first experienced life through intoxicating whiffs of spicy fish curry, trips to the local markets, and gourmet outings with his mother. But when tragedy pushes the family out of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
Picaresque literature
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard C Morais
ISBN: 9781439165652 1439165653
OCLC Number: 703218598
Notes: Includes author interview, recipes, and Scribner reading group guide at end of book.
"An earlier edition of this work was originally published in India in 2008 by HarperCollins Publishers India"--Title page verso.
Originally published as hardback: ©2010.
Description: ix, 245, 16 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Mumbai --
London --
Lumière --
Paris.
Other Titles: 100 foot journey
Responsibility: Richard C. Morais.

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In this lively and charming fable about family, nationality, snobbery, acceptance, and the inevitability of destiny, the hundred-foot distance between a new Indian kitchen and a traditional French  Read more...
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"Hassan Haji's tone of voice is something of a masterpiece, cosmopolitan but not entirely European either. And the quest for the Michelin stars is a real cliff-hanger. For anyone who loves food, and Read more...

 
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