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Margaret Visser (born May 11, 1940) is a writer and broadcaster who lives in Toronto, Paris, and South West France. Her subject matter is the history, anthropology, and mythology of everyday life.

Born in South Africa, she attended school in Zambia, Zimbabwe, France (the Sorbonne) and the University of Toronto Canada. She taught Greek and Latin at York University north of Toronto for 18 years.

For several years she regularly appeared on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's popular radio program Morningside in conversations with Peter Gzowski.

Her writing has won numerous awards, including the Glenfiddich Award for Food Book of the Year in Britain in 1989, the International Association of Culinary Professionals' Literary Food Writing Award, and the Jane Grigson Award. Visser delivered the 2002 CBC Massey Lectures.

She is married to Colin Visser, professor emeritus of the English Department of the University of Toronto.

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Total Books: 42
The Gift of Thanks The Roots and Rituals of Gratitude
2010 - The Gift of Thanks the Roots and Rituals of Gratitude (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780547386522
ISBN-10: 0547386524
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Much Depends on Dinner The Extraordinary History and Mythology Allure and Obsessions Perils and Taboos of an Ordinary Meal
The Way We Are
2009 - The Way We Are (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781554682775
ISBN-10: 1554682770
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
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Gift of Thanks The Roots Persistence and Paradoxical Meanings of a Social Ritual
The Rituals of Dinner The Origins Evolution Eccentricities and Meaning of Table Manners
Beyond Fate
2005 - Beyond Fate [Massey Lectures - Massey Lecutes] (Paperback)Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780887846793
ISBN-10: 0887846793
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nonfiction
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The Geometry of Love Space Time Mystery and Meaning in an Ordinary Church
Mahlzeit Die Andere Bibliothek
1998 - Mahlzeit Die Andere Bibliothek (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783821841663
ISBN-10: 3821841664
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The Rituals of Dinner
1993 - The Rituals of Dinner [Penguin Cookery Library] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140469431
ISBN-10: 0140469435
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Rituals of Dinner The Origins Evolution Eccentricities and Meaning of Table Manners
Much Depends on Dinner
1989 - Much Depends on Dinner (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780771087462
ISBN-10: 0771087462
Genre: Cookbooks, Food & Wine
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Much Depends on Dinner The Extraordinary History of Mythology Allure and AbsessionsPerils Taboos of an Ordinary Meal
Rituals of Dinner
Rituals of Dinner (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780006379096
ISBN-10: 0006379095
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The Gift of Thanks
The Gift of Thanks (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780006394907
ISBN-10: 0006394906
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE
More Than Meets the Eye [PENGUIN 60S S] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780146001413
ISBN-10: 0146001419
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Rituals of Dinner The Origins Evolution Eccentricities and the Meaning of Table Manners
The Geometry of Love  Space Time Mystery and Meaning in an Ordinary Church
The Way We Are The Astonishing Anthropology of Everyday Life
The Way We Are the Astonishing Anthropology of Everyday Life [Kodansha Globe] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781568361864
ISBN-10: 1568361866
Genre: Nonfiction
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