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House A Memoir

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ISBN-10: 0143036645

ISBN-13: 9780143036647

Edition: N/A

Authors: Michael Ruhlman

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An acclaimed journalist who has written about everything from chefs to pediatric surgeons now turns his attention to the subject of home. In 2001 Michael and Donna Ruhlman purchased a 100-year-old house in suburban Cleveland. Then they set about making it their own. In relating this storywhose details he invests with novelistic dramaRuhlman moves readers to consider what home means in a nation of vagabonds: why Americans long for a home of their own even as they feel compelled to move on. Here, too, is a deft unraveling of the relationship between a physical structure and the family life that transpires inside it. Thoughtful, elegant, and provocative, Houseis a must for prospective…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 3/7/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Michael Ruhlman was born in 1963 in Cleveland and graduated Duke in 1985 with a BA in literature. His first book, Boy's Themselves (1996), revealed life at an all-boy day school. His second, the Making of a Chef came in 1997 and was re-released in 2009 in a new paperback edition. Michael's other published works include The Soul of a Chef (2000), Wooden Boats: In Pursuit of the Perfect Craft at an American Boatyard (2001), and Walk on Water (2003). He co-wrote The French Laundry Cookbook (1999) with Thomas Keller and A Return to Cooking (2002) with Eric Ripert, chef-owner of Le Bernardin.