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Edna LewisAt the Table with an American Original$
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Sara B. Franklin

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781469638553

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638553.001.0001

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The African Virginian Roots of Edna Lewis

The African Virginian Roots of Edna Lewis

(p.121) The African Virginian Roots of Edna Lewis
Edna Lewis

Michael W. Twitty

University of North Carolina Press

Michael Twitty—culinary historian, author, and blogger—traces the origins of Lewis through a detailed analysis of her home, familial history, and traditions. His essay illuminates Lewis’s path upward to being one of the most influential black female chefs in the world.

Keywords:   diaspora, geography, ethnic groups, Virginia, Jefferson, Orange County, foodways, southern, Michael Twitty

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