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Book Review

'Fortune Cookie Chronicles' delivers tasty cultural history

New York Times writer Jennifer 8. Lee takes on her own obsession. New York Times writer Jennifer 8. Lee takes on her own obsession. (Nina Subin/Hachette Book Group USA)
By Ralph Ranalli
Globe Staff / April 23, 2008

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The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food By Jennifer 8. Lee Twelve Books, 308 pp., $24.99 For better or for worse, critiquing a book about Chinese food's place in the modern world presents a reviewer with a veritable buffet of cheap metaphors. (Full article: 722 words)

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