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Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by Anthony Bourdain - First Edition - 2000 - from The Bookman & The Lady (SKU: Bourdain-70)

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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  • hardcover
  • First
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ISBN 10
158234082X
ISBN 13
9781582340821
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Bloomsbury, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Hardcover in jacket, price intact on jacket flap. Front hinge cracked/split at half title page. Rest of binding is strong. Text is clean and unmarked. Soem smudging to page edges. Moderate wear. Good only. Jacket now in fresh Mylar. Additional photos available upon request.

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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Bookseller
The Bookman & The Lady US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
Bourdain-70
Title
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
Author
Anthony Bourdain
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
158234082X
ISBN 13
9781582340821
Publisher
Bloomsbury
Place of Publication
New York, New York, U.s.a.
Date published
2000
Bookseller catalogs
Rare & Collectible;

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