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McNamee, Thomas 1947-

Overview
Works: 15 works in 68 publications in 2 languages and 5,520 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs  History 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay
Classifications: QL737.C27, 599.74446
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Most widely held works about Thomas McNamee
 
Most widely held works by Thomas McNamee
The grizzly bear by Thomas McNamee( Book )

18 editions published between 1984 and 1997 in English and held by 1,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of a grizzly bear family-mother and two cubs and the family's daily life as they stay in and near Yellowstone Park during the seven months between hibernations
The return of the wolf to Yellowstone by Thomas McNamee( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reintroduction, the political machinations behind it, and the harrowing stories of the wolves themselves, including the coldblooded assassination of Wolf Number Ten, his mate Nine's lonely motherhood, and the undercover search for the killer. The wolf's return has brought far-reaching changes to Yellowstone, to the contending cultures of the modern West, and to the contending cultures of the modern West, and to the very meaning of conservation. In McNamee's telling, it
Alice Waters & Chez Panisse : the romantic, impractical, often eccentric, ultimately brilliant making of a food revolution by Thomas McNamee( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authorized biography of Alice Waters and the San Francisco 1970s counterculture food revolution that invented "American cuisine." Not so long ago it was nearly impossible to find a cappuccino or a croissant in this country, most people had no idea what "organic" food was, and even fewer thought about "sustainable farming." But in 1971, in Berkeley, a young Francophile opened a small restaurant for her friends and launched an entirely new way of thinking about and food in America. With no business sense or financial discipline, Alice relied on the coterie of devoted friends and followers who developed around her and on her strong principles of, among other things, using only locally grown and organic ingredients at the peak of their seasons, to keep her restaurant afloat. It was a reckless, extravagant, inexperienced venture that could have failed, but instead--somehow--turned into a revolution.--From publisher description
The man who changed the way we eat : Craig Claiborne and the American food renaissance by Thomas McNamee( Book )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the bestselling author of Alice Waters and Chez Panisse comes the first biography of the father of the American food revolution, who introduced the world to the likes of Julia Child, Wolfgang Puck, and Alice Waters. From his first day on the job as the New York Times food critic, Craig Claiborne excited readers by introducing them to food worlds unknown, from initiating them in the standards of the finest French cuisine and the tantalizing joys of the then mostly unknown foods of India, China, Mexico, Spain, to extolling the pleasures of "exotic" ingredients like arugula, and praising "newfangled" tools like the Cuisinart, which once he'd given his stamp of approval became wildly popular. A good review of a restaurant guaranteed a full house for weeks, while a bad review might close a kitchen down. Based on unprecedented access to Claiborne's personal papers and interviews with a host of food world royalty, including Jacques Pepin, Gael Greene, and Alice Waters, Tom McNamee offers a lively and vivid account of Claiborne's extraordinary adventure in food, from his own awakening in the bistros of Paris, to his legendary wine-soaked dinner parties, to his travels to colorful locals from Morocco to Saigon, and the infamous $4,000 dinner he shared in Paris with French chef Pierre Franey that made front-page news. More than an engrossing biography, this is the story of the country's transition from enchantment with frozen TV dinners to a new consciousness of truly good cooking"--Provided by publisher
Alexander Calder( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the internationally acclaimed sculptor, Alexander Calder, who invented an art form: the mobile, which incorporates motion into sculpture. Through interviews with his contemporaries and many examples of his works, ranging from tiny mobiles, to mechanical devices, to soaring monuments over seven stories high, this film captures the joyful exuberance that the artist displayed throughout his life and in his work
A story of deep delight by Thomas McNamee( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The man who changed the way we eat Craig Claiborne and the American food renaissance by Thomas McNamee( Recording )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From his first day in 1957 as the food editor of the New York Times, Craig Claiborne was going to take his readers where they had never been before. Claiborne extolled the pleasures of exotic cuisines from all around the world, and with his inspiration, restaurants of every ethnicity blossomed. So many things we take for granted now were introduced to us by Craig Claiborne; creme-fraiche, arugula, balsamic vinegar, the Cuisinart, chef's knives, even the salad spinner
Nature first : keeping our wild places and wild creatures wild by Thomas McNamee( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The artists( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Internationally acclaimed sculptor, Alexander Calder, invented an art form, the mobile, which incorporates motion into sculpture. Having created over 16,000 works of art, ranging from tiny mobiles that would fit in a matchbox to soaring monuments over seven stories high, Calder ranks as one of the twentieth century's most important artists"--Container
The killing of wolf number ten : the true story by Thomas McNamee( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"If you are ever fortunate enough to hear the howling of Yellowstone wolves, once you have read this book, you will always think of Wolves Nine and Ten. If you ever see a Yellowstone wolf, chances are it will be carrying their DNA. The restoration of the wolf to Yellowstone came perilously close to going wrong, but it didn't. It is now recognized as one of conservation's greatest achievements, and Wolves Nine and Ten will always be known as its emblematic heroes."--Back cover
The grizzly bear by Thomas McNamee( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Craig Claiborne and the American food renaissance : the turbulent life and fine times of the man who changed the way we eat by Thomas McNamee( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the bestselling author of Alice Waters and Chez Panisse comes the first biography of the father of the American food revolution, who introduced the world to the likes of Julia Child, Wolfgang Puck, and Alice Waters. From his first day on the job as the New York Times food critic, Craig Claiborne excited readers by introducing them to food worlds unknown, from initiating them in the standards of the finest French cuisine and the tantalizing joys of the then mostly unknown foods of India, China, Mexico, Spain, to extolling the pleasures of "exotic" ingredients like arugula, and praising "newfangled" tools like the Cuisinart, which once he'd given his stamp of approval became wildly popular. A good review of a restaurant guaranteed a full house for weeks, while a bad review might close a kitchen down. Based on unprecedented access to Claiborne's personal papers and interviews with a host of food world royalty, including Jacques Pepin, Gael Greene, and Alice Waters, Tom McNamee offers a lively and vivid account of Claiborne's extraordinary adventure in food, from his own awakening in the bistros of Paris, to his legendary wine-soaked dinner parties, to his travels to colorful locals from Morocco to Saigon, and the infamous $4,000 dinner he shared in Paris with French chef Pierre Franey that made front-page news. More than an engrossing biography, this is the story of the country's transition from enchantment with frozen TV dinners to a new consciousness of truly good cooking"--
Your own private Yellowstone by Thomas McNamee( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Adventures of Alexander Supertramp by Thomas McNamee( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Jon Krakauer's book Into the wild tells the true story of Chris McCandless, a young man whose journey into the Alaskan wilderness ultimately led to his death. This review of the book looks at the narrative technique of the author and his attempt to convey this unusual story to the reader. (SLNSW Infocus item 2362)
 
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