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Hungry Hearts: 13 Tales of Food & Love

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First Release:

October 2019

ISBN: 9781534421851

A shy teenager attempts to express how she really feels through the confections she makes at her family’s pasteleria. A tourist from Montenegro desperately seeks a magic soup dumpling that could cure his fear of death. An aspiring chef realizes that butter and soul are the key ingredients to win a cooking competition that could win him the money to save his mother’s life.

Welcome to Hungry Hearts Row, where the answers to most of life’s hard questions are kneaded, rolled, baked. Where a typical greeting is, “Have you had anything to eat?” Where magic and food and love are sometimes one and the same.

Told in interconnected short stories, Hungry Hearts explores the many meanings food can take on beyond mere nourishment. It can symbolize love and despair, family and culture, belonging and home.

 
  • ISBN: 9781534421851
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Simon Pulse
    Page Count: 368
    Trim Size: 8 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    Genre: Fic
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