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Julia Child: A Life

Julia Child: A Life

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by Laura Shapiro

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Author of the forthcoming What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories (Summer 2017)

With a swooping voice, an irrepressible sense of humor, and a passion for good food, Julia Child ushered in the nation’s culinary renaissance. In Julia Child, award-winning food writer Laura Shapiro tells the story of Child’s

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Julia Child 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Julia Childs was a fascinating and humorous and interesting character but this book is so slow moving and monotonous it is hard to stay awake through most of it.
TeddyGorey More than 1 year ago
How could a Newsweek writer make lively Julia such tedious reading to wade through -- more work than reading the other known 600 page academic biography on Julia? Except for a quote here and there, it was dull as an unwashed old kitchen spoon
Canyon1200 More than 1 year ago
The author does her homework knows how to put words together. You'll know Julia a lot better after reading this book.
retrosurfer59 More than 1 year ago
My wife found this book amusing and engaging and she enjoyed the story and the writing.