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Bourdain gets posthumous Emmy nominations

By AAP Newswire

Globe-trotting food chronicler Anthony Bourdain has received several posthumous Emmy nominations.

Bourdain's CNN series, Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, got six nods, including two personally for Bourdain as executive producer, host and writer. A seventh nod went to his Explore Parts Unknown on cnn.com.

The 61-year-old took his life in early June in eastern France, where he was working on an episode of his show.

Also a celebrated author, Bourdain was known for using culinary traditions as a storytelling tool to explore cultures around the globe.

He won Emmy Awards from 2013 through 2016 for outstanding informational series or special for Parts Unknown.

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