Julia Child: A Life
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 unlikely career path, from California party girl to coolheaded chief clerk in a World War II spy station to bewildered amateur cook and finally to the Cordon Bleu in Paris, the school that inspired her calling. A food lover who was quintessentially American, right down to her little-known recipe for classic tuna fish casserole, Shapiro’s Julia Child personifies her own most famous lesson: that learning how to cook means learning how to live.
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Review: Julia Child (Penguin Lives)User Review - Marisa - Goodreads
This was an incredibly interesting biography. I have been a fan of Julia Child's since I first watched The French Chef on my local PBS channel as a kid and have long been interested in learning more ... Read full review
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I really, really admire Julia Child more than ever and I want to learn more about her! Read full review