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The French chef in America : Julia Child's second act / Alex Prud'homme.

Prud'homme, Alex, author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 3 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart Public Library - Main 641 PRU (Text) 840191002257478 New Nonfiction - Main Floor Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch B CHILD PRUD'HOMME (Text) 33946003148512 New Books . 2nd Floor Checked out 12/10/2016
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison 641.5092 PRU (Text) 39391006774473 Nonfiction Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville B CHI (Text) 78551000528335 Biography Checked out 12/26/2016
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 921 Child (Text) 31208912488634 new non-fiction Reshelving -
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette 921 CHILD, JULIA (Text) 31951004151178 Main Floor - New Arrivals Checked out 12/14/2016

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385351751
  • ISBN: 0385351755
  • Physical Description: 318 pages : illustrations, black & white photographs ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-304) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The French chef faces life -- Dinner and diplomacy -- The French chef -- Volume II -- The French chef in France -- That's it -- The French chef in America -- From Julia Child's kitchen -- The spirit of '76 -- The president, the queen, and the captain -- The new French revolution -- A go-to cultural figure -- Bursting out of the straitjacket -- Following the gleam -- Prime time -- The celebrity chef -- "Bon app├ętit, America!" -- Epilogue: a civilized art.
Summary, etc.: "Julia Child is synonymous with French cooking, but her legacy runs much deeper. Now, her great-nephew and My Life in France coauthor vividly recounts the myriad ways in which she profoundly shaped how we eat today. He shows us Child in the aftermath of the publication of Mastering the Art of French Cooking, suddenly finding herself America's first lady of French food and under considerable pressure to embrace her new mantle. We see her dealing with difficult colleagues and the challenges of fame, ultimately using her newfound celebrity to create what would become a totally new type of food television. Every bit as entertaining, inspiring, and delectable as My Life in France, The French Chef in America uncovers Julia Child beyond her "French chef" persona and reveals her second act to have been as groundbreaking and adventurous as her first,"--Amazon.com.
Subject: Child, Julia.
Cooks > United States > Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women.
COOKING / Essays.
COOKING / History.
Genre: Biographies.

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