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My Life in France

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ISBN-10: 1400043468

ISBN-13: 9781400043460

Edition: 2006

Authors: Julia Child, Alex Prud'homme

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In her own words, here is the captivating story of Julia Child’s years in France, where she fell in love with French food and found ‘her true calling.’ From the moment the ship docked in Le Havre in the fall of 1948 and Julia watched the well-muscled stevedores unloading the cargo to the first perfectlysoignémeal that she and her husband, Paul, savored in Rouen en route to Paris, where he was to work for the USIS, Julia had an awakening that changed her life. Soon this tall, outspoken gal from Pasadena, California, who didn’t speak a word of French and knew nothing about the country, was steeped in the language, chatting with purveyors in the local markets, and enrolled in the Cordon Bleu.…    
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Book details

List price: $32.50
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/4/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

she is the author of five cookbooks, including the award winning Desserts by Pierre Herme & Baking with Julia. She is a columnist for Bon Appetit & her articles & recipes have appeared in The New York Time, Food & Wine & other national publications.Julia Child was born in Pasadena, California on August 15, 1912. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Smith College in 1934 and served with the Office of Strategic Services in East Asia during World War II. After the war, Child lived in Paris for six years, attending the famous Cordon Bleu cooking school. After graduating from cooking school, Child opened her own culinary institute called, L'Ecole des Trois Gourmandes with her…    

Foreword
Introduction
La Belle France
Le Cordon Bleu
Three Hearty Eaters
Bouillabaisse a la Marseillaise
French Recipes for American Cooks
Mastering the Art
Son of Mastering
The French Chef in France
From Julia Child's Kitchen
Epilogue: Fin
Index