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The Perfect Chef, a New eBook by the James Beard Award Winning Author Todd Kliman

Boston, MA, May 20, 2011 --( New Word City LLC announces the publication of The Perfect Chef, a new eBook by the James Beard Award winning author Todd Kliman.

Restaurant critics are supposed to maintain their distance about chefs and restaurateurs. Or, so Kliman had always maintained. But when Peter Chang, an emigre genius capable of turning ordinary food into small miracles, crossed his radar, he couldn’t help himself. He becomes obsessed with Chang’s cooking. When it turns out that the chef possesses both a checkered past and an increasingly enigmatic present, jumping from restaurant to restaurant across the country, fleeing towns and expectations, and jilting both diners and restaurateurs, Kliman realizes he has gotten himself in deep - perhaps too deep. This is a fascinating, funny, page-turning tale of food and memory, of lust and betrayal.

About the Author

Todd Kliman is a food critic for the Washingtonian and the author of the critically acclaimed The Wild Vine. The Washington Post hailed it as a “fascinating story, complex and with a haunting finish.” His writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The Oxford American, Harper’s, The Daily Beast, Men’s Health, National Geographic Traveler, and The Washington Post Magazine, among others, and has been anthologized four times in the Best Food Writing series. He also taught English and literature for 10 years at American University and Howard University.

About New Word City

New Word City LLC is a leader in the emerging field of digital publishing, specializing in and pioneering short-form eBooks on a variety of topics, such as biographies, business, fiction, food, history, sports, and travel. Its eBooks appear regularly on a number of bestseller lists. Its titles are also featured each week on the Starbucks Digital Network.

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