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Biographies: Chefs

A biography is a detailed description or account of someone's life and the times, which is told by a different author. In addition to impersonal facts, it also portrays the subject's experience of those events.

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  • Search  "chef's biography" or  "cook's biography" if you do not have a specific chef in mind
  • To search your chef as a keyword, use quotation marks:  "julia child"
  • To search your chef as a subject (books about him/her), start your search with su:last name, first name
  • To search for books written by your chef (his/her works), start your search with au:last name, first name
  • Use Advanced Search to combine search categories, as well as limit by date, format, etc.
  • To search other libraries, select Libraries Worldwide

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