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Clarke wanders: the world or how a very sober,mostly vegan, spinster chef wandered a welcoming world for a year

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Have you thought about chucking it all and heading out there? Here are the stories, the recipes and the pictures of my trip around the world. Food is personal. So let’s do just that, by sharing the tale of my almost year-long, journey. Stories of and recipes from the places I explored and the things I learned, inward and outward, along the way. How I sold all that I had, wandered, got lost, found my way, discovered, ate, cooked and shared marvelous and delicious food.

Travels with Foxfire/ Phil Hudgins

Friday, September 21st, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Across more than thirty essays, we discover the secret origins of stock car racing, the story behind the formation of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the vanishing art of gathering wild ginseng, and the recipes of an award-winning cookbook writer. We meet bootleggers and bear hunters, game wardens and medicine women, water dowsers, sculptors, folk singers, novelists, record collectors, and home cooks—even the world’s foremost “priviologist”—all with tales to tell.   c. 2018

Every day is extra/ John Kerry

Friday, September 21st, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

John Kerry tells the story of his remarkable American life—from son of a diplomat to decorated Vietnam veteran, five-term United States senator, 2004 Democratic presidential nominee, and Secretary of State for four years—a revealing memoir by a witness to some of the most important events of our recent history.  c. 2018