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General Information

Name:  Joan Reardon  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1930 in Chicago, Illinois


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Joan Reardon now lives in Lake Forest, Illinois

Biographical and Professional Information

Joan Reardon is a culinary historian, cookbook author, and biographer. Joan has a PhD in English literature, won an IACP Award for culinary writing, publishes and edits a quarterly newsletter for Les Dames d’Escoffier Chicago, and serves on the advisory board of Gastronomica magazine.

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