Bento Box in the Heartland: My Japanese Girlhood in Whitebread America

Linda Furiya (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$17.00
Publisher
Seal Press (CA)
Publish Date
December 21, 2006
Pages
307
Dimensions
5.58 X 0.94 X 8.16 inches | 0.85 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781580051910
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About the Author

Linda Furiya hails from Versailles, Indiana and graduated from Purdue University. She soon moved to San Francisco where she discovered her love of writing and felt emboldened by the Asian American community. She began writing about ethnicity and food in 1992 when she wrote a syndicated monthly column titles, "From Where I Stand," for San Francisco's Nichibei Times, Los Angeles' Rafu Shimpo, Sacramento's Nikkei West, Seattle's Northewest Nikkei and Montreal Canada's Montreal Bulletin. Linda's freelance writing experience spans fourteen years and includes food and travel articles published in various newspapers and other periodical such as Asainweek, South China Morning Post, Kikkoman's Chef Forum and Silkroad, a publication on Dragon Airlines. Since 2000, Linda has been writing a monthly column in the food section of the San Francisco Chronicle. The author has completed culinary training at Meilong Zheng cooking school, a local program focusing on Shanghainese cuisine and currently lives in Shelburne, Vermont with her son and wire hair dachshund, Oscar where teaches Japanese and Chinese cooking.