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Cornbread Nation 7

The Best of Southern Food Writing

Cornbread Nation 7( )
Contribution by: Lam, Francis
Edge, John T.
Anderson, Brett
Balestier, Courtney
Baum, Dan
Bilger, Burkhard
Black, Jane
Clifton, Lucille
Crockett, Stephen A.
Elie, Lolis
Estabrook, Barry
Evans, Amy
Green, Rayna
Harris, Jessica B.
Heavey, Bill
Hepola, Sarah
Huang, Eddie
Hughes, Langston
Kliman, Todd
Lee, Edward
MaMusu, Ida
McKeithan, Seán
Metzgar, Nikki
Miles, Jonathan
Moss, Robert
Nguyen, Sue
Nosser, Mary Louise
Orlean, Susan
Ortega, Argentina
Patterson, Daniel
Pendarvis, Jack
Pittman, Ann Taylor
Purvis, Kathleen
Reed, Julia
Roahen, Sara
Rodell, Besha
Smith, Patricia
St. Columbia, Joe
Steingarten, Jeffrey
Sullivan, John
Thompson, Gabriel
Truong, Monique
Walsh, Robb
Wood, Sara
York, Jake Adam
York, Joel
Young, Kevin
Milam, Sara Camp
Moss, Robert F.
Editor: Lam, Francis
Series edited by: Edge, John T.
Milam, Sara Camp
Series title:Cornbread Nation Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8203-4695-3
Publication Date:May 2014
Publisher:University of Georgia Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

The latest collection of the best in Southern foodways writing, on what food means to outsiders, insiders, and everyone in between. Edited by Francis Lam, it brings together the best Southern food writing from recent years, including well-known food writers such as Sara Roahen and Brett Anderson.

Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Agriculture & Food
Language Arts & Disciplines / Writing / Authorship
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Author Biography
(Contribution by)
Dan Baum is a former reporter with the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and The Nation. His book Smoke and Mirrors: The War on Drugs and the Politics of Failure is a well written, carefully documented, shocking expose of the U.S. government's ineffective, 30-year drug policy.

Baum uses his journalism background to document with statistics on drug use and abuse the failure of anti-drug efforts since 1967. He believes that the switch from viewing drug abuse as a health problem to drug abuse as a moral problem has ultimately resulted in injustices, especially the loss of Fourth Amendment and Fifth Amendment constitutional protections. In tracing policies through the administrations of Nixon, Carter, Reagan, and Bush, Baum gives examples of how drug busts not only disenfranchise minorities but also provide police department funding.

He is also the author of Citizen Coors: An American Dynasty and Nine Lives: Death and Life in New Orleans.

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