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The Resource The Birdwoman's palate, Laksmi Pamuntjak ; translated by Tiffany Tsao and revised by the author

The Birdwoman's palate, Laksmi Pamuntjak ; translated by Tiffany Tsao and revised by the author

Label
The Birdwoman's palate
Title
The Birdwoman's palate
Statement of responsibility
Laksmi Pamuntjak ; translated by Tiffany Tsao and revised by the author
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ind
  • eng
Summary
Aruna is an epidemiologist dedicated to food and avian politics. One is heaven, the other earth. The two passions blend in unexpected ways when Aruna is asked to research a handful of isolated bird flu cases reported across Indonesia. While it’s put a crimp in her aunt’s West Java farm, and made her own confit de canard highly questionable, the investigation does provide an irresistible opportunity. It’s the perfect excuse to get away from corrupt and corrosive Jakarta and explore the spices of the far-flung regions of the islands with her three friends: a celebrity chef, a globe-trotting “foodist,” and her coworker Farish. From Medan to Surabaya, Palembang to Pontianak, Aruna and her friends have their fill of local cuisine. With every delicious dish, she discovers there’s so much more to food, politics, and friendship. Now, this liberating new perspective on her country—and on her life—will push her to pursue the things she’s only dreamed of doing
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ZQP
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Pamuntjak, Laksmi
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maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Tsao, Tiffany
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cooking, Indonesian
  • Epidemiology
  • Avian influenza
  • Indonesia
Label
The Birdwoman's palate, Laksmi Pamuntjak ; translated by Tiffany Tsao and revised by the author
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Novel
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [343]-[345])
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9781503937345
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)1022848860
Label
The Birdwoman's palate, Laksmi Pamuntjak ; translated by Tiffany Tsao and revised by the author
Publication
Copyright
Note
Novel
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [343]-[345])
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9781503937345
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)1022848860

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