Julie and Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously

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Product Details

Price
$17.98  $16.54
Publisher
Back Bay Books
Publish Date
Pages
336
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.24 X 0.93 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780316013260
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About the Author

After a misspent youth involving loads of dead-end jobs and several questionable decisions, Julie Powell, author of Julie and Julia, has found her calling as a writer-cum-butcher. She lives in Long Island City, Queens, when she isn't in Kingston, NY, cutting up animals.

Reviews

"Hilarious and ferociously articulate. Powell wrote candidly and vividly about her antic adventures with Child's recipes... But perhaps more importantly, she wrote about food in a rich and raucous context, about putting pot-au-feu on the table through plumbing crises and existential desperation; about both Buffy the Vampire Slayer fandom and the difficulties of finding marrow bones."
-Entertainment Weekly

"Bracingly original, JULIE & JULIA is clearly the work of a writer who has reclaimed her soul." -People

"Powell is not a domestic goddess; she's emphatically, unembarrassedly a domestic mortal. But she is also a genuinely gifted thinker and writer about food." -Time

"You don't have to like cooking or French food to enjoy the zippiness of Ms. Powell's prose or to admire the purpose of her project....And she really did change her life. Now she's a writer. A good one."
-The Wall Street Journal