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Description - Cornbread Nation 1 by John Egerton

The first volume in an annual collection, ""Cornbread Nation"" gathers the best of recent southern food writing. In 51 entries - original features and selections previously published in magazines and journals - contributors celebrate the people, places, traditions and tastes of the American South. In these pages, Nikki Giovanni expresses her admiration for the legendary Edna Lewis, Rick Bragg thinks back on Thanksgivings at home, Robert Morgan describes the rituals of canning time, James Villas remembers his friend Craig Claiborne, and Fred Chappell offers a contrarian's view of iced tea. Also among the contributors are: Jim Auchmutey, Roy Blount Jr, Gene Bourg, Lolis Eric Elie, Damon Lee Fowler, Jessica Harris, Karen Hess, Jack Hitt, Ted and Matthew Lee, Ronni Lundy, and Robb Walsh.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780807854198
ISBN-10: 0807854190
Format: Paperback / softback
(235mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John Egerton

JOHN EGERTON is a journalist and author whose books include the award-winning Southern Food: At Home, on the Road, in History and Speak Now Against the Day: The Generation Before the Civil Rights Movement in the South. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee. General editor John T. Edge is executive director of the Southern Foodways Alliance in Oxford, Mississippi. Founded in 1999, the SFA works to celebrate, preserve, promote, and nurture the diverse food cultures of the American South. Its members include scholars, chefs, farmers, cookbook authors, and journalists.