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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Mark Caro  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


-- Mark Caro on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Mark is from Evanston Illinois and now lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mark Caro is entertainment reporter for the Chicago Tribune, where he has worked for over 20 years. He also authored the book "The Foie Gras Wars," which followed up on his award-winning front-page story about the controversial delicacy.

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Titles At Your Library

The Foie Gras Wars: How a 5,000-Year-Old Delicacy Inspired the World's Fiercest Food Fight
ISBN: 1416556680

Simon & Schuster. 2009

Traces the history of the popular bird-liver delicacy from its origins five thousand years ago through its reemergence as a luxury food, in an account that explores modern controversies pertaining to its production and the ways foie gras has become an object of cultural battles.

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