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Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly by  Anthony Bourdain - Hardcover - 2000 - from Turn-The-Page Books (SKU: 063781)

Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

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Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly

by Bourdain, Anthony

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  • Hardcover
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ISBN 10
158234082X
ISBN 13
9781582340821
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Bloomsbury, 2000. 2nd printing hardcover in a jacket. Tight and unmarked, with some very pale stain spots to upper page edges. 307pp. Unclipped slightly rubbed jacket now in a new mylar cover.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.

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
Turn-The-Page Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
063781
Title
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
Author
Bourdain, Anthony
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
158234082X
ISBN 13
9781582340821
Publisher
Bloomsbury
Place of Publication
New York, New York, U.s.a.
Date published
2000
Size
8vo - 8" - 9" Tall

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