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Toast: The Story of a Boy's Hunger by Nigel Slater

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Toast: The Story of a Boy's Hunger by Nigel Slater

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The Sunday Times Bestseller, and the biggest memoir of the year, from Britain's best loved food writer.

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'My mother is scraping a piece of burned toast out of the kitchen window, a crease of annoyance across her forehead. This is not an occasional occurrence. My mother burns the toast as surely as the sun rises each morning.' 'Toast' is Nigel Slater's award-winning biography of a childhood remembered through food. Whether recalling his mother's surprisingly good rice pudding, his father's bold foray into spaghetti and his dreaded Boxing Day stew, or such culinary highlights as Arctic Roll and Grilled Grapefruit (then considered something of a status symbol in Wolverhampton), this remarkable memoir vividly recreates daily life in 1960s suburban England. Likes and dislikes, aversions and sweet-toothed weaknesses form a fascinating backdrop to Nigel Slater's incredibly moving and deliciously evocative portrait of childhood, adolescence and sexual awakening.

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SKU GOR000364793
Title Toast: The Story of a Boy's Hunger
Author By (author) Nigel Slater
Contributor No
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 2004
Page Number 256
ISBN 1841154717
ISBN13 9781841154718
Cover Note Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Prizes No
Edition Text N/A
Note This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.

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