Child's exuberant, affectionate and boundlessly charming account ... chronicles, in mouth-watering detail, the meals and the food markets that sparked her interest in French cooking, and her growing appreciation of all things French. --New York Times
Luscious … The large-as-life presence of Julia Child looms on every page. --Washington Times
Whether you have [seen Julie & Julia] or not, you must read this charming, eccentric memoir from Julia Child, a towering figure in the world of cookery. --Independent on Sunday
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About the Author
Julia Child was born in Pasadena, California. She worked for the OSS during World War II; afterwards she lived in Paris, studied at the Cordon Bleu and taught cooking with Simone Beck and Louisette Bertholle, with whom she wrote the first volume of 'Mastering the Art of French Cooking' (1961). From 1963 to 1973 she presented 'The French Chef' on American television, and several other television shows and numerous cookbooks followed. She died in 2004. Alex Prud'homme, Paul Child's grandnephew, is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in 'The New York Times', 'The New Yorker', 'Vanity Fair' and 'Time'. He is the author of 'The Cell Game' and the co-author of 'Forewarned'.
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