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We all know the name — but who was the man himself? A new biography tells the story of how James Beard navigated the complicated codes of being a gay, closeted food celebrity in midcentury America.

As a middle-aged dad, writer Bill Buford moved his family to France to see if he could cut it as a chef in a high end restaurant. He learned that the French love rules — and so does he.