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France is a feast : the photographic journey of Paul and Julia Child / Alex Prud'Homme & Katie Pratt ; [photography by Paul Child].

Prud'homme, Alex, (author,, editor.). Pratt, Katie, (author,, editor.). Child, Paul, 1902-1994 (photographer.).
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  • 6 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 641.5092 PRU (Text) 78551000535671 Non-Fiction Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 641.5092 PRUDHOMME (Text) 39206021440563 NonFiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 641.5092 Prudhomm (Text) 31208912549138 non-fiction Available -
Washington Carnegie PL - Washington 641.5092 PRU (Text) 21401000500815 Adult Hardback Shelves Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 920 Child (Text) 31951004260441 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial B CHILD, JULIA PRUD'HOMME (Text) 33946003305807 Biographies . End of Nonfiction section . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780500519073
  • ISBN: 0500519072
  • Physical Description: 207 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2017.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword / Katie Pratt -- Prologue: A brimming cup / Alex Prud'homme -- Paris, 1948-1953 -- PARIS -- Marseille, 1953-1954 -- MARSEILLE -- Behind the shutter -- IN THE COUNTRY -- A curry of a life -- Epilogue: Everything is go.
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Through intimate and compelling photographs taken by her husband Paul Child, a gifted photographer, France is a Feast documents how Julia Child first discovered French cooking and the French way of life. Paul and Julia moved to Paris in 1948 where he was cultural attaché for the US Information Service, and in this role he met Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, Brassai, and other leading lights of the photography world. As Julia recalled: "Paris was wonderfully walkable, and it was a natural subject for Paul." Their wanderings through the French capital and countryside, frequently photographed by Paul, would help lead to the classic Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and Julia's brilliant and celebrated career in books and on television. Though Paul was an accomplished photographer (his work is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art), his photographs remained out of the public eye until the publication of Julia's memoir, My Life in France, in which several of his images were included. Now, with more than 200 of Paul's photographs and personal stories recounted by his great-nephew Alex Prud'homme, France is a Feast not only captures this magical period in Paul and Julia's lives, but also brings to light Paul Child's own remarkable photographic achievement.
As Paul and Julia Child traveled around France during his years as cultural attaché for the US Information Service, Julia focused on cooking and writing-- and Paul, an accomplished photographer, focused on photography. Some of his work is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art. Here Prud'homme, his great-nephew, captures this magical period in Paul and Julia's lives in introductory essays, in a collection of photos curated by Pratt
Subject: Child, Julia.
Child, Paul, 1902-1994.
Cooks > France > Biography.
Cooks > United States > Biography.
Cooking, French.
France > Pictorial works.
Photographers > United States > Biography.
Photography, Artistic.
PHOTOGRAPHY / Subjects & Themes / Celebrity.
Genre: Illustrated works.

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