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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

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

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638553.003.0013

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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