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Four portraits and one subject, Bernard Devoto

Wallace Stegner

Four portraits and one subject, Bernard Devoto

With a bibliography of his writings...by J. P. Barclay

by Wallace Stegner

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by C. D. Bowen...et al].
ContributionsBarclay, Julius P., Bowen, Catherine Drinker., Devoto, Bernard.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13845357M

Across the Wide Missouri Mr. DeVoto has a passion for this subject and a passion for the characters that live in it. Here are some excerpts from the book: "There were few delicate feeders in the mountains The river tribes liked the green, putrid flesh of buffalo drowned while crossing the ice and hauled ashore weeks later, `so ripe, so tender, that very little boiling is required.'. Trilogy of the West by Bernard DeVoto. 3 primary works • 3 total works. Book 1. Across the Wide Missouri. by Bernard DeVoto. Ratings 34 Reviews published 8 editions. Book 2. The Year of Decision by Bernard DeVoto. Ratings .

The women's correspondence began when Child wrote to DeVoto's husband, journalist Bernard DeVoto, praising hisHarper's article about knives, and it was Avis, not he, who responded. Living in Paris, Child had been consumed by an obsession with French food and was teaching cooking classes and writing a book on the subject. Julia Child and Avis DeVoto became pen pals after Avis responded to Julia’s present of a French knife in response to Bernard DeVoto’s column on the subject. Julia Child was not famous at the time, but an aspiring cook book author, and Avis was, as she would always be, the great supporter of those around her in Boston and beyond.

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