In this wildly funny and charming memoir, Patricia Volk entertains with a unique perspective of New York in the mid to late twentieth century and of a bigger-than-life family that owned fourteen restaurants, including Morgens in the garment district. She credits her family with opening the first Jewish deli in the Big Apple. Sharing life and good food for three generations, the family exhibited a voracious appetite for life.
Patricia Volk is the author of the novel White Light and two collections of short stories, All It Takes and The Yellow Banana. She has published stories, book reviews, and essays in numerous publications, including Atlantic Monthly, New York Times Magazine, New York Times Book Review, New York, New Yorker, Playboy, Redbook, GQ ,and O, the Oprah Magazine. She was a weekly columnist for New York Newsday, and she lives in New York City.
Barbara Rosenblat, one of the most awarded and popular narrators in the country, was selected by AudioFile magazine as one of the "Golden Voices of the Twentieth Century." She is a three-time recipient of the coveted Audie Award and has earned twenty-six Earphones Awards. She has appeared in film, television, and theater, both in London's West End and on Broadway.
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