Hungry For You: From Cannibalism to Seduction-A Book of Food

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A collection of the writer's own humorous and stimulating essays on our attitudes to food and eating is accompanied and amplified by a selection of extracts from such sources as novels, tracts, songs, self-help books, poetry and biography. Other "contributors" include Catullus, Proust and Madonna.

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Book Description VINTAGE, United Kingdom, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 198 x 130 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In Hungry For You, Joan Smith turns her attention to this infinitely intriguing. This is a collection of her own sharp, funny and stimulating essays on our attitudes to food and eating is accompanied and amplified by a fascinating selection of extracts from novels, tracts, songs, self-help books, poetry and biography. Her essays look at cannibalism and the strange imagination of the man-eating serial killers; at the politics of starvation and anorexia; at sexual appetite ; at taboos, and the connection between the stricture of Leviticus and the regimes of Rosemary Conley. Each essay is followed by a series of extracts: from Piers Paul Read s chilling account of cannibalism to Nora Ephron on the comforts of mashed potatoes; from the Princess of Wales talking about bulimia to Proust s voluptuous appreciation of the shape and colour of asparagus, and gems from Catullus, Madonna, Swift, Brian Keenan, Freud, and Lorrie. Bookseller Inventory # AB99780099732617

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Book Description VINTAGE, United Kingdom, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 198 x 130 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In Hungry For You, Joan Smith turns her attention to this infinitely intriguing. This is a collection of her own sharp, funny and stimulating essays on our attitudes to food and eating is accompanied and amplified by a fascinating selection of extracts from novels, tracts, songs, self-help books, poetry and biography. Her essays look at cannibalism and the strange imagination of the man-eating serial killers; at the politics of starvation and anorexia; at sexual appetite ; at taboos, and the connection between the stricture of Leviticus and the regimes of Rosemary Conley. Each essay is followed by a series of extracts: from Piers Paul Read s chilling account of cannibalism to Nora Ephron on the comforts of mashed potatoes; from the Princess of Wales talking about bulimia to Proust s voluptuous appreciation of the shape and colour of asparagus, and gems from Catullus, Madonna, Swift, Brian Keenan, Freud, and Lorrie. Bookseller Inventory # AB99780099732617

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Book Description 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 130mm x 198mm x 27mm. Paperback. In HUNGRY FOR YOU, Joan Smith turns her attention to this infinitely intriguing. A collection of her own sharp, funny and stimulating essays on our attitudes to food and eating is accompan.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 416 pages. 0.297. Bookseller Inventory # 9780099732617

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Book Description Verso, 1997. Book Condition: New. Features a collection of essays that look at cannibalism and the strange imagination of the man-eating serial killers; at the politics of starvation and anorexia; at sexual 'appetite'; at taboos, and the connection between the stricture of Leviticus and the regimes of Rosemary Conley. Num Pages: 416 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF; DQ; JHM; WB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 27. Weight in Grams: 297. . 1997. New Ed. Paperback. . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780099732617

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Book Description Verso. Book Condition: New. Features a collection of essays that look at cannibalism and the strange imagination of the man-eating serial killers; at the politics of starvation and anorexia; at sexual 'appetite'; at taboos, and the connection between the stricture of Leviticus and the regimes of Rosemary Conley. Num Pages: 416 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: DNF; DQ; JHM; WB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 27. Weight in Grams: 297. . 1997. New Ed. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780099732617

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Book Description 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 130mm x 198mm x 27mm. Paperback. In HUNGRY FOR YOU, Joan Smith turns her attention to this infinitely intriguing. A collection of her own sharp, funny and stimulating essays on our attitudes to food and eatin.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 416 pages. 0.297. Bookseller Inventory # 9780099732617

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