The Resource Cakewalk : a memoir, Kate Moses

Cakewalk : a memoir, Kate Moses

Label
Cakewalk : a memoir
Title
Cakewalk
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Kate Moses
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Growing up in the 1960s and '70s, Kate Moses was surrounded by sugar: Twinkies in the basement freezer, honey on the fried chicken, Baby Ruth bars in her father's sock drawer. But sweetness of the more intangible variety was harder to come by. Her parents were disastrously mismatched, far too preoccupied with their mutual misery to notice its effects on their kids. A frustrated artist, Kate's beautiful, capricious mother lived in a constant state of creative and marital emergency, enlisting Kate as her confidante--'We're the girls, we have to stick together'-- and instructing her three children to refer to her in public as their babysitter. Kate's father was aloof, ambitious, and prone to blasts of withering abuse increasingly directed at the daughter who found herself standing between her embattled parents. Kate looked for comfort in the imaginary worlds of books and found refuge in the kitchen, where she taught herself to bake and entered the one realm where she was able to wield control. Telling her own story with the same lyricism, compassion, and eye for lush detail she brings to her fiction, coupled with the candor and humor she is known for in her personal essays, Kate Moses leavens each tale of her coming-of-age in Cakewalk with a recipe from her lifetime of confectionary obsession"--Page 2 of cover
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moses, Kate
Dewey number
  • 813/.6
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.O779
LC item number
C35 2010
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Moses, Kate
  • Moses, Kate
  • Women authors, American
  • Authors, American
  • Desserts
  • Cooking, American
Label
Cakewalk : a memoir, Kate Moses
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn432595193
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 350 pages
Isbn
9780385342988
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009033931
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40017999571
System control number
(OCoLC)432595193
Label
Cakewalk : a memoir, Kate Moses
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn432595193
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 350 pages
Isbn
9780385342988
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009033931
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40017999571
System control number
(OCoLC)432595193

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