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

Prud'homme, Alex, (author.).
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  • 6 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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  • 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:
French chef faces life -- Dinner and diplomacy -- French chef -- Volume II -- French chef in France -- That's it -- French chef in America -- From Julia Child's kitchen -- Spirit of '76 -- President, the queen, and the captain -- New French revolution -- A go-to cultural figure -- Bursting out of the straitjacket -- Following the gleam -- Prime time -- Celebrity chef -- "Bon appétit, 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,"
Subject: Child, Julia.
Cooks > United States > Biography.
COOKING / Essays.
COOKING / History.
Genre: Biographies.

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