University of New England - Innovation for a Healthier Planet

Virginia Rich collection, 1982-1985

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Collection Scope and Content

This collection includes correspondence, reviews, articles, promotional materials and a photograph.

Biographical/Historical Note

Virginia Rich pioneered the “culinary mystery” subgenre with three novels she published in the early 1980s. Her books included recipes and she was the food editor for Sunset Magazine. Rich spent several months per year at her cottage on the coast of Maine.