The Resource All the wild hungers : a season of cooking and cancer, Karen Babine, (ebook)

All the wild hungers : a season of cooking and cancer, Karen Babine, (ebook)

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All the wild hungers : a season of cooking and cancer
Title
All the wild hungers
Title remainder
a season of cooking and cancer
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Karen Babine
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eng
Summary
"My sister is pregnant with a Lemon this week, Week 14, and this is amusing. My mother's uterine tumor, the size of a cabbage, is Week 30, and this is terrifying." When her mother is diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, Karen Babine-a cook, collector of thrifted vintage cast iron, and fiercely devoted daughter, sister, and aunt-can't help but wonder: feed a fever, starve a cold, but what do we do for cancer? And so she commits herself to preparing her mother anything she will eat, a vegetarian diving headfirst into the unfamiliar world of bone broth and pot roast. In these essays, Babine ponders the intimate connections between food, family, and illness. What draws us toward food metaphors to describe disease? What is the power of language, of naming, in a medical culture where patients are too often made invisible? How do we seek meaning where none is to be found-and can we create it from scratch? And how, Babine asks as she bakes cookies with her small niece and nephew, does a family create its own food culture across generations? Generous and bittersweet, All the Wild Hungers is an affecting chronicle of one family's experience of illness and of a writer's culinary attempt to make sense of the inexplicable
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Midwest
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1978-
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Babine, Karen
Dewey number
618.92/994
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Babine, Karen
  • Babine, Karen
  • Children of cancer patients
  • Authors, American
  • Cooking
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adult
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All the wild hungers : a season of cooking and cancer, Karen Babine, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781571319838
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12290982
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remote
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12290982
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MWT12290982
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
All the wild hungers : a season of cooking and cancer, Karen Babine, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781571319838
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12290982
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12290982
System control number
MWT12290982
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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