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A Paris Christmas

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A witty cultural and culinary education, Immoveable Feast is the charming, funny, and improbable tale of how a man who was raised on white bread - and didn't speak a word of French - unexpectedly ended up with the sacred duty of preparing the annual Christmas dinner for a venerable Parisian family.

Ernest Hemingway called Paris "a moveable feast" - a city ready to embrace you at any time in life. For Los Angeles - based film critic John Baxter, that moment came when he fell in love with a French woman and impulsively moved to Paris to marry her. As a test of his love, his skeptical in-laws charged him with cooking the next Christmas banquet - for eighteen people in their ancestral country home. Baxter's memoir of his yearlong quest takes readers along his misadventures and delicious triumphs as he visits the farthest corners of France in search of the country's best recipes and ingredients. Irresistible and fascinating, Immoveable Feast is a warmhearted tale of good food, romance, family, and the Christmas spirit, Parisian style.


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November 2015 : UK Paperback

Title: A Paris Christmas: An Improbable Tale of Good Food and True Love
Author(s): John Baxter
ISBN: 1-78072-247-8 / 978-1-78072-247-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Short Books Ltd
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September 2008 : USA Paperback

Title: Immoveable Feast: A Paris Christmas (P.S.)
Author(s): John Baxter
ISBN: 0-06-156233-5 / 978-0-06-156233-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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Kindle Editions

November 2015 : Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: A Paris Christmas: An improbable tale of good food and true love
Author(s): John Baxter
Publisher: Short Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA