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My American dream a life of love, family, and food

Bastianich, Lidia (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at State Library of Alabama.

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APLS 641.5092 BAS 31291002932935 Stacks Reshelving -

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  • ISBN: 9780525589556
  • ISBN: 0525589554
  • Physical Description: 499 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print, [2018]

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Lidia's story begins with her upbringing in Pula, a formerly Italian city turned Yugoslavian under Tito's communist regime. She enjoys a childhood surrounded by love and security, despite the family's poverty, learning everything about Italian cooking from her beloved grandmother, Nonna Rosa. When the communist regime begins investigating the family, they flee to Trieste, Italy, where they spend two years in a refugee camp waiting for visas to enter the United States, an experience that will shape Lidia for the rest of her life. At age 12, Lidia starts a new life in New York. She soon begins working in restaurants as a young teenager, the first step toward the creation of her own American dream. And she tells in great, vivid detail the fulfillment of that dream: her close-knit family, her dedication and endless passion for food that ultimately leads to multiple restaurants, several cookbooks, and twenty years on Public Television as the host of her own cooking show. An absolute must-have for the millions of Lidia fans.
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Bastianich, Lidia
Cooks United States Biography
Cooking, Italian
World War, 1939-1945 Refugees Istria (Croatia and Slovenia) Biography
Bastianich, Lidia
World War (1939-1945)
Cooking, Italian
Cooks
Refugees
Europe Istria
United States
Genre: Large type books
Autobiographies.
Biographies.
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