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Review: My Life in France

Editorial Review - - Terry Miller Shannon

In her memoir, we discover that Julia Child was not born with a wooden spoon in her hand; her early cooking experiences were sometimes less than delectable. Her adventures, culinary and otherwise, are chronicled in amazing detail and much charm, written with Alex Prud'homme, Paul Child's grandnephew. The book opens with an introductory first sentence from Julia that speaks for itself: "This is a ... Read full review

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User Review  - cabegley - LibraryThing

"This is a book about some of the many things I have loved most in life: my husband, Paul Child; la belle France; and the many pleasures of cooking and eating." In 1948, Julia Child accompanied her ... Read full review

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User Review  - deirdrebrown - LibraryThing

I was interested to read this book when Megan suggested it because I had enjoyed the movie "Julie and Julia" about a young American woman who sets out to cook every recipe in in Julia Child's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carrie.deSilva - LibraryThing

Anything Julia is pure indulgence for me - she did it first and out of sheer passion and attention to detail. Celebrity was a by-product. Reading how her interest in food, French in particular, was ... Read full review

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User Review  - abirdsell - LibraryThing

This is one of the few autobiography's I enjoyed. Julia Child was a spirited girl that was stubborn, dedicated, and a kind women that made this book enjoyable. Filled with photographs of her time in France and her amazing life stories, this book was fully enjoyable. RECOMMENDED: 12 and up Read full review

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User Review  - EmThomas - LibraryThing

A perfectly lovely telling of the life of Julia Child and her adventures across the globe. At around 50 pages left, I found myself feeling sorry that the story was coming to a close. I enjoyed her ... Read full review


User Review  - Kirkus

"Ooh, those lovely roasted, buttery French chickens, they were so good and chickeny!" Anyone who remembers the iconic, deceased Julia Child (1912-2004)—or perhaps Dan Aykroyd's affectionate imitation ... Read full review

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User Review  - npl - LibraryThing

Before the Food Channel, Julia Child reigned as Queen of televised cooking. This memoir reveals a very surprising side to Julia's life in France, especially during the Cold War, and led to her love of French cooking. Read full review

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User Review  - idiotgirl - LibraryThing

Pleasant. I'm glad I read it. A good sense of a person. Episodic. A Christmas present from a wish list. Heat is my favorite adventures in cooking book of the past year. Read full review

Review: My Life in France

User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

Loving it so far! Read full review

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