Canned-goods



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Contemporary Examples

‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis Nina Strochlic November 22, 2014
Tales of a Jailhouse Gourmet: How I learned to Cook in Prison Daniel Genis June 20, 2014
The Christmas Troll Joseph Wambaugh December 21, 2010
March Jobs Report: Not Good Megan McArdle April 4, 2013
Walmart Customers Have Disappeared. Will They Take the Economy With Them? Megan McArdle February 18, 2013

Historical Examples

The Bungalow Boys North of Fifty-Three Dexter J. Forrester
Stanley in Africa James P. Boyd
Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son George Horace Lorimer
Canned Fruit, Preserves, and Jellies: Household Methods of Preparation Maria Parloa
Land of the Burnt Thigh Edith Eudora Kohl

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