The Midcentury Kitchen: America's Favorite Room, from Workspace to Dreamscape, 1940s-1970s

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Price
$24.95  $23.20
Publisher
Countryman Press
Publish Date
Pages
224
Dimensions
8.3 X 8.3 X 0.9 inches | 1.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781682682289

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About the Author
Sarah Archer's debut novel, The Plus One, was published by Putnam in the US and received a starred review from Booklist. It has also been published in the UK, Germany, and Japan, and is currently in development for television.As a screenwriter, Sarah has developed material for MTV Entertainment, Snapchat, and Comedy Central. She is a Black List Screenwriting Lab fellow who has placed in competitions including the Motion Picture Academy's Nicholl Fellowship and the Tracking Board's Launch Pad.Learn more at saraharcherwrites.com.
Reviews
If you want to understand your kitchen, this is the book for you. Packed with fabulous period images and memorable detail, this is the story of how the center of the American home came to look the way it does today--and what that can tell us about gender, capitalism, and social norms.--Nicola Twilley, writer and co-host of the Gastropod podcast
Modern kitchens are the midcentury era in miniature: an embrace of the new, equal parts invention and consumption. Sarah Archer tells this story with warmth and wit, accompanied by beautifully chosen images throughout.--Glenn Adamson, author of Fewer Better Things: The Hidden Wisdom of Objects
A refreshing retro-kitchen history--Florence Fabricant, The New York Times