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Slow noodles : a Cambodian memoir of love, loss, and family recipes

Summary: "Chantha Nguon recounts her life as a Cambodia refugee who lost everything and everyone--her house, her country, her parents, her siblings, her friends--everything but the memories of her mother's kitchen, the tastes and aromas of the foods her mother made before the dictator Pol Pot tore her country apart"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781643756028
  • ISBN: 1643753495
  • ISBN: 9781643753492
  • Physical Description: 292 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2024.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Includes an epilogue written by the author's daughter, Clara Kim.
Formatted Contents Note: Soft Like Pâté de Foie -- House of Rice -- Chicken-Lime Soup for the Village Soul -- Farewell to Fish Amok -- Fish Soup Lessons -- With a Side of Cassava -- Silken Rebellion Fish Fry -- Chanthu's Tofu Venture -- Mae's Memory Lunches -- A Failed Sugar Smuggler -- Khmer Noodles, Battambang Style -- Kuy Teav Is Eternal -- Land-Mine Chicken -- The Life Aquatica -- No Thanks for the Frog Soup -- Instant Noodles -- Rice and Golden Mountain -- The Elephant Fish.
Subject: Nguon, Chantha
Political refugees Cambodia Biography
Women refugees Cambodia Biography
Cooking Cambodia Psychological aspects
Food Cambodia Psychological aspects
Cooking, Cambodian
Cambodia History 1975-1979
Réfugiées Cambodge Biographies
Cuisine cambodgienne
Cambodge Histoire 1975-1979
Aliments Cambodge Aspect psychologique
Women cooks Biography
Refugees Biography
Cambodia History
Southeast Asia History Biography
Genre: Autobiographies.
autobiographies (literary works)

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