The cheffe : a cook's novel / Marie NDiaye ; translated from the French by Jordan Stump
Book | Alfred A. Knopf | 2019 | First American edition.

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Edition
First American edition.
Description
287 pages ; 22 cm
Note
"A Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
"Originally published in France as La Cheffe, roman d'une cuisinière by Éditions Gallimard, Paris, in 2016"--Title page verso.
Summary
"A novel about a legendary French female chef--the facts of her life, the nearly ineffable qualities of her cooking, and the obsessive, sometimes destructive desire for purity of taste and experience that shaped her life. Continuing her tradition of writing provocative fiction about fascinating women, here Marie NDiaye gives us the story of a Great Female Chef--a chef who was celebrated as one of the best in a world where men dominate, and the way that her pursuit of love, pleasure, and gustatory delights helped shape her life and career. Told from the perspective of her former assistant (and unrequited lover), now an aged chef himself, here is the story of a woman's quest to the front of the kitchen--and the extraordinary journey she takes along the way."--Provided by publisher.
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Stump, Jordan, 1959-
Added Title
Cheffe, roman d'une cuisinière. English
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Online version: NDiaye, Marie, author. Cheffe First American edition. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2019 9780525520481 (DLC) 2019013397
ISBN
9780525520474 (hardback)
0525520473 (hardback)
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