A Really Big Lunch
A Really Big Lunch
Meditations on Food and Life from the Roving Gourmand

New York Times bestselling author Jim Harrison was one of this country's most beloved writers, a muscular, brilliantly economic stylist with a salty wisdom. He also wrote some of the best essays on food around, earning praise as "the poet laureate of appetite" (Dallas Morning News). A Really Big Lunch, to be published on the one-year anniversary of Harrison’s death, collects many of his food pieces for the first time—and taps into his larger-than-life appetite with wit and verve.

Jim Harrison’s legendary gourmandise is on full display in A Really Big Lunch. From the titular New Yorker piece about a French lunch that went to thirty-seven courses, to pieces from Brick, Playboy, Kermit Lynch Newsletter, and more on the relationship between hunter and prey, or the obscure language of wine reviews, A Really Big Lunch is shot through with Harrison’s pointed aperçus and keen delight in the pleasures of the senses. And between the lines the pieces give glimpses of Harrison’s life over the last three decades. A Really Big Lunch is a literary delight that will satisfy every appetite.

Title A Really Big Lunch
Subtitle Meditations on Food and Life from the Roving Gourmand
Author Jim Harrison
Publisher Grove Press
Title First Published 17 March 2017
Format Hardcover
Nb of pages 272 p.
ISBN-10 0802126464
ISBN-13 9780802126467
Publication Date 17 March 2017
Main content page count 272
Weight 32 oz.

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