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M. F. K. Fisher was one of the great food writers of the twentieth century. Born in 1908 in Albion, Michigan, she grew up in Whittier, California, and was educated at Illinois College, Occidental College, UCLA, and the University of Dijon in France. Fisher travelled to and lived in Europe throughout her adult life. The author of numerous books, magazine articles, novels, and a translation of Brillat-Savarin’s The Physiology of Taste, she is best remembered for her gastronomical works and the autobiographical nature of her writings about people, places, and food. Fisher died in 1992.
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