In the kitchen : a novel
(Book)

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Published:
New York : Scribner, 2009.
Status:
Central Adult Fiction
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Description
Monica Ali, nominated for the Man Booker Prize, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Award, has written a follow-up to Brick Lane that further establishes her as one of England’s most compelling and original voices. Gabriel Lightfoot, an enterprising man from a northern English mill town, is making good in London. As executive chef at the once-splendid Imperial Hotel, he aims to run a tight kitchen. Though he’s under constant challenge from the competing demands of an exuberantly multinational staff, a gimlet-eyed hotel management, and business partners with whom he is secretly planning a move to a restaurant of his own, all Gabe’s hard work looks set to pay off. Until, that is, a worker is found dead in the kitchen’s basement. It is a small death, a lonely death—but it is enough to disturb the tenuous balance of Gabe’s life. Enter Lena, an eerily attractive young woman with mysterious ties to the dead man. Under her spell, Gabe makes a decision, the consequences of which strip him naked and change the course of the life he knows—and the future he thought he wanted. With prose that "crackles with verve and vivacity" (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) and "a truly Dickensian cast of characters" (The Buffalo News), Ali’s "portrait of a middle-aged Holden Caulfield wandering the streets" (The Plain Dealer) is a sheer pleasure to read.
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Book
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1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Physical Desc:
436 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
1416571698 (pbk.), 9781416571681, 141657168X, 9781416571698 (pbk.)
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APA Citation (style guide)

Ali, M. (2009). In the kitchen: a novel. 1st Scribner hardcover ed. New York: Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Ali, Monica, 1967-. 2009. In the Kitchen: A Novel. New York: Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Ali, Monica, 1967-, In the Kitchen: A Novel. New York: Scribner, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Ali, Monica. In the Kitchen: A Novel. 1st Scribner hardcover ed. New York: Scribner, 2009. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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