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A Welcoming Life: M.F.K.Fisher Scrapbook (Paperback)Dominique Gioia
Paperback Published: 25/09/1998
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A Welcoming Life captures in photographs and text the remarkable life of M. F. K. Fisher. Gathering more than 240 family snapshots with extended selections from her writings, this photographic biography shines with Fishers spirit. Her distinctive voiceher wry humor and razor witis present on every page.A book as celebration, A Welcoming Life is meant to be read, shared with friends, and--like a good meal or a glass of fine wine--savored. Her distinctive voice--her wry humor and razor wit--is present on every page.The physical and emotional landscapes of Fishers life are here in image and anecdote: her childhood in a Quaker town in southern California just after the turn of the century; her sensual and intellectual awakening as a young woman in France in the 1930s; the uneven terrain of her adult life as a writer, wife, daughter, parent; and finally the refuge of northern Californias wine country, where Fisher spent her last years. In celebration of a life well lived, A Welcoming Life is meant to be read, shared with friends, and like a good meal or a glass of fine wine--savored.