From the bestselling author of Alice Waters and Chez Panisse comes the first biography of Craig Claiborne, the passionate gastronome and troubled genius who became the most powerful force in the history of American food-the founding father of the American food revolution.
About the Author
Thomas McNamee is the author of "Alice Waters and Chez Panisse", "The Return of the Wolf to Yellowstone", "A Story of Deep Delight", "Nature First", and "The Grizzly Bear".
Reader of over four hundred audiobooks, Dick Hill has won three coveted Audie Awards and been nominated numerous times. He is also the recipient of several "AudioFile" Earphones Awards. "AudioFile" includes Dick on their prestigious list of Golden Voices.
"McNamee deftly explores the glittering public life and far-reaching contributions Claiborne made to America's food culture, as well as his troubled personal life. A highly readable, well-researched narrative chronicling America's boring culinary past and the one man who altered its course forever." ---Kirkus