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The Recipe Book (Le Livre de recettes), Lisa Garnier
The Recipe Book (Le Livre de recettes), Lisa Garnier
The Recipe Book (Le Livre de recettes), Lisa Garnier
The Recipe Book (Le Livre de recettes), Lisa Garnier
The Recipe Book (Le Livre de recettes), Lisa Garnier
The Recipe Book (Le Livre de recettes), Lisa Garnier
The Recipe Book (Le Livre de recettes), Lisa Garnier
The Recipe Book (Le Livre de recettes), Lisa Garnier
The Recipe Book (Le Livre de recettes), Lisa Garnier
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The Recipe Book (Le Livre de recettes), Lisa Garnier

€25.00
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From July 1944 to April 1945, Lisa Garnier’s grandmother, Gisèle Chartraire was deported to the German concentration camp Ravensbrück. During the imprisonment she made a small notebook for writing down recipes told by her fellow prisoners – recipes exchanged in the heart of hell where hunger rubbed shoulders with the absurd and arbitrary. 

What does the little notebook tell us about survival? Was it just about imaginary meals? 

Le Livre de recettes / The Recipe Book is an intimate story, in words and pictures, about visual senses, imprisoned women and Lisa Garnier’s need to track down her own family affiliation. An act of resistance to oblivion, an act of transmission since recipes are only worthwhile if they are shared. 

Published by journal
English and French Edition
Softcover
144 pages
110 x 155 mm
ISBN 9789187939532 

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