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KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain - First US Edition; Third Printing - 2000 - from Rare Book Cellar (SKU: 134244)

KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

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KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

by Anthony Bourdain

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ISBN 10
158234082X
ISBN 13
9781582340821
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New York: Bloomsbury USA. 2000. First US Edition; Third Printing. Hardcover. 158234082X . Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Ex-library, stamped on text block, spine cocked, tape left on boards. Pages creased. Jacket scuffed with a 1" tear rear flap. ; 9.4 X 6.4 X 1.3 inches; 320 pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

Synopsis

A New York City chef who is also a novelist recounts his experiences in the restaurant business, and exposes abuses of power, sexual promiscuity, drug use, and other secrets of life behind kitchen doors.  Published in 2000 by Bloomsbury, Kitchen Confidential was Bourdain’s memoir and behind-the-scenes look at restaurant kitchens, a follow-up to his popular and shocking article published the April 19th 1999 edition of The New Yorker  titled "Don't Eat Before Reading This."  The book is both a personal confessional, including stories of Bourdain’s misdeeds and weaknesses, including his drug use, and an industry commentary, divulging money-saving secrets of restaurants and things for consumers to avoid. Bourdain called the book "twenty-five years of sex, drugs, bad behavior and haute cuisine." Anthony Bourdain is the author of multiple books about cooking and food including the follow-up to Kitchen Confidential  -

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Seller Inventory #
134244
Title
KITCHEN CONFIDENTIAL Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
Author
Anthony Bourdain
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Edition
First US Edition; Third Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
158234082X
ISBN 13
9781582340821
Publisher
Bloomsbury USA
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
2000
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cocked
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