What happens when a Korean-American preacheras kid refuses to get married, travels the world, and quits being vegetarian? She meets her polar opposite on an online dating site while sitting at a cafAc in Paris, France and ends up in Paris, Maine, learning how to hunt. A memoir and a cookbook with recipes that skewer human foibles and celebrates DIY food culture, Deer Hunting in Paris is an unexpectedly funny exploration of a vanishing way of life in a complex cosmopolitan world. Sneezing madly from hay fever, Lee recovers her roots in rural Maine by running after a headless chicken, learning how to sight in a rifle, shooting skeet, and butchering animals. Along the way, she figures out how to keep her boyfriendas conservative Republican family from amistakinga her for a deer and shooting her at the clothesline.There are two chickens outside and one in the laying box. That leaves one chicken ... a tool that looks like a cross between a pool skimmer and a tennis racquet. Upside down and ... aThata#39;s the chopping block.a aBut . . . but . . .a I sputter , athata#39;s .
|Title||:||Deer Hunting in Paris|
|Author||:||Paula Young Lee|
|Publisher||:||Travelers' Tales - 2013-11-19|