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The Whale and the Cupcake: Stories of Subsistence, Longing, and Community in Alaska (Paperback)

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By Julia O'Malley, Kim Severson (Foreword by)
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This deep dive into the culinary lives of Alaskans is full of fascinating interviews, amazing photographs, and unique recipes. An absolute must read for anyone who is curious about the diverse food traditions of our great state. – Jessica

— From Alaskana

About the Author


Julia O'Malley is an Anchorage-based food journalist, writing teacher, and editor-at-large at the Anchorage Daily News, for which she writes recipes and a regular Alaska food newsletter. She was the Atwood Chair of Journalism at the University of Alaska Anchorage from 2015 to 2017 and now teaches writing workshops around the state. She has written about food, climate, and culture for the Guardian, Eater, National Geographic, High Country News, and the New York Times, among other publications. She won a 2018 James Beard Award in the foodways category.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780295746142
ISBN-10: 0295746149
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication Date: December 10th, 2019
Pages: 176
Language: English