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Fortune Cookie Chronicles - Adventures in the World of Chinese Food by Jennifer Lee



 
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Fortune Cookie Chronicles - Adventures in the World of Chinese Food
by Jennifer 8. Lee

  • Solve the mystery of how dozens of people across America had won a lottery using fortune cookies.
  • Chinese Food is now the world's favorite cuisine.
  • There are more Chinese Restaurants in the US than there are McDonalds.
Our Price: $24.99
Age: 6 and up
Language: English
Media: Book
ISBN 10: 0446698970
ISBN 13: 978-0446698979


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Product Code: E0368

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The Fortune Cookie Chronicles - Adventures in the World of Chinese Food by Jennifer 8. Lee


Jennifer Lee takes readers on a remarkable journey that is both foreign, and familiar.  Chinese restaurants outnumber McDonald's and have become America's favorite food.  Her answers are often surprising, such as what is the origin of fortune cookies?  Where did General Tsao's chicken come from?  Where are all the cooks for Chinese Restaurants coming from? 

  •  Solve the mystery of how dozens of people across America had won a lottery using fortune cookies.
  • Discover the surprising origins of the fortune cookies!
  •  The debate over the true inventor of shop suey and more!


Average Customer Review: 4 of 5 Total Reviews: 2 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
Interesting and informative many threads December 28, 2008
Reviewer: Wynee Igel from Lino Lakes MN  
I expected more thoughts about integrating and combining cultures from her spective an American Born Chinese. I tended to get a little lost in the individual threads she was following from one chapter to the next. I thought each one would provide some sort of clue in the overall quest of the main forutne cookie plot. but that wasn't true as it was starting or following another thread. Maybe I'm

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  23 of 23 people found the following review helpful:
 
Tasty Book! Well Written March 11, 2008
Reviewer: Ray from Rowland Heights  
Great book that is amusing and informative.  You can tell it's well researched and full of history in the US of Chinese and how this has influenced what we know as Chinese Food.

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