Dinner at the Mansion

Dinner at the Mansion by Elise V. Winter, Frank E. Smith

ISBN10: 0916242218
ISBN13: 978-0916242213
Author: Elise V. Winter, Frank E. Smith
Title: Dinner at the Mansion
Publisher: Yoknapatawpha Press (September 14, 2010)
Language: English
Size ePub: 1293 kb
Size PDF: 1433 kb
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Subcategory: Regional & International

Dinner at the Mansion by Elise V. Winter, Frank E. Smith



In DINNER AT THE MANSION, Elise Winter, wife of former Governor William Winter, tells how she set out to make the venerable mansion, built in 1842, both a home for her family and a center for the cultural life of the state. By bringing performing artists, writers, statesmen and successful business executives to the mansion, often as overnight guests, Mrs. Winter made the governor's mansion a showcase for Mississippi. Includes menus and recipes; conversations with distinguished guests; 160 pages; cloth bound, 6 x 9 inch page trim, illustrated with 32 photos; 56 recipes; co-writer, Frank E. Smith; Introduction by Willie Morris.("Dinner at the Mansion reveals finally...the most hard-earned quality of any individual, or any society. That quality, we pray, is civilization."--Willie Morris)

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