sobremesa

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SOBREMESA
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Sobremesa Book Club Guide includes questions and discussion prompts for book clubs.

Early praise for Sobremesa:
Sobremesa reads like a cross between magical realism and the food section of the New York Times. Delicioso!” —Beth Ostrosky-Stern, New York Times Bestselling Author

“At once a magical matrilineage, recipe book, and love letter to Argentinian culture, Sombremesa is not only a moving culinary memoir, but a timely cultural portrait and call to return to a slower, more sensual relationship with our loved ones and ourselves.” —Allie Rowbottom, author of Jell-O Girls

Summary:
In the quest to discover herself, Josephine returns home to Argentina to learn the lessons of her mom and abuela’s pasts, along with the delicious dishes that formed their kitchen arsenals. But her travels from las pampas to the prairie aren’t easy or conventional. Josephine faces mystical encounters with the spirit world that lead her to discover a part of herself that, like sobremesa, had been lost in translation. Just as she’s ready to give up on love all together, Josephine surprises even herself by entering into a forbidden, transcontinental love affair with the Argentine man of her dreams. If they are to be together, Josephine must make a difficult choice: return to the life she knows back in Pittsburgh or follow her heart and take a chance on herself.

This magical, multigenerational story of a daughter’s love and the culinary legacy that helps Josephine navigate life-changing loss is a reminder that home is anywhere the heart is. By means of culinary time travel, Sobremesa takes the reader on a parallel culinary journey to Argentina that unfolds with each chapter.

By Josephine Caminos Oría
Genre: Autobiography/Culinary
Length/trim: 400 pages, 5.5 x 8.25
Price $24.95
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: Scribe Publishing Company
Trade distribution: IPG, 800-888-4741 or orders@ipgbook.com
ISBN: 9781735305189 (hardcover), 9781735305196 (ebook)
LCCN: 2020945224

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