Read alsoShoeless Joe
The book that inspired the movie Field of Dreams. The voice of a baseball announcer tells the Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella: "If you build it, he will come." "He" is Shoeless Joe Jackson, Ray's hero. "It" is a baseball stadium which Ray carves out of his cornfield. Like the movie FIELD OF DREAMS that was made from this novel, SHOELESS JOE is about…
Nathan’s Famous hot dogs at the annual hot dog eating contest in Coney Island
Snapping Turtle Soup as prepared by the Native American elders of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe
Cheesy Grits from the Armadillo Diner in Texas
And Burgers, burgers, burgers everywhere!
As the Saulnier sisters adopted the American way of eating, their relationship to food shortly changes; they soon gain weight—and lose their self-esteem. This new diet is especially hard on Victorine, who temporarily abandons her vegetarianism. It’s not until they meet a couple running an organic farm in upstate New York that they realize how far they’ve strayed from their native food values—and learn that you can eat well in America, too.