The Last Chinese Chef (MP3 CD)

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By Nicole Mones, James Chen (Read by), Elisabeth Rodgers (Read by)
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“Caution: don’t read this one while hungry! Chinese food is a family experience - you plate up an assortment of tastes off the shared Lazy Susan in the middle of the table. And food is a love language just as surely as giving gifts or encouraging words. Eat up!”

— Lisa

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In her satisfying, sensual third novel, Nicole Mones takes readers inside the hidden world of elite cuisine in modern China through the story of an American food writer in Beijing. When recently widowed Maggie McElroy is called to China to settle a claim against her late husband's estate, she is blindsided by the discovery that he may have led a double life. Since work is all that will keep her sane, her magazine editor assigns her to profile Sam, a half-Chinese American who is the last in a line of gifted chefs tracing back to the imperial palace. As she watches Sam gear up for Chinas Olympic culinary competition by planning the banquet of a lifetime, she begins to see past the cuisines artistry to glimpse its coherent expression of Chinese civilization. It is here, amid lessons of tradition, obligation, and human connection that she finds the secret ingredient that may yet heal her heart.

The accompanying reference guide is included as a PDF on this disc.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781522697374
ISBN-10: 1522697373
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance
Publication Date: July 26th, 2016
Language: English