(price-clipped) [shelfworn but solid book, stray thin pen mark on bottom page edges, small stain on fore-edge (bleeding onto a few pages near the back of the book), a bit of underlining (mostly in the first 40 pages); jacket is serviceable but well-worn, faded at spine and edges of front panel, tape-repaired at spine ends, various creases and small tears, etc.] (line drawings) Writing in her usual "subtle and very personal manner of the pleasures of food and drink," here Fisher adopts an alphabetical approach, with the letters serving "as pegs for a variety of subjects ranging all ... View More...
Canoga Park CA, The Gold Penny Press: (c.1980)
Seller ID: 23214
Condition: Near Fine
[nice clean copy, minor handling wear only]. Trade PB (line drawings by Joe Calcagno) I'd call this a "weird cultural artifact," but honestly I'm not even entirely sure what "culture" it would be an artifact of -- it's a little too late for the height of the Sexual Revolution (whenever THAT was) and its long, long aftermath. (Perhaps future historians will refer to it as the Sexual Reconstruction.) At any rate, it's about equal parts oddball-hilarious and seriously cringeworthy, with chapter titles like "Nobody Loves a Fat Nymphomaniac (Salads)" and "What To Do Wi... View More...