The Measure of My Powers: A Memoir of Food, Misery, and Paris

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Product Details

Price
$19.95
Publisher
Appetite by Random House
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.8 X 0.9 X 8.9 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780147530394
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About the Author

JACKIE KAI ELLIS is the founder of Vancouver's Beaucoup Bakery, the owner of The Paris Tours, and a travel and lifestyle writer. She lives in Vancouver and Paris.

Reviews

"Open, raw and honest. . . . Tender and authentic tales of a woman coming into her own."
--The Globe and Mail

"With searing vulnerability and unflinching honesty, Jackie Kai Ellis takes us on an intense and immersive journey from her darkest moments to the redemption she finds through her love of food, Paris, and, ultimately, herself."
--Jen Waite, Internationally Bestselling Author of A Beautiful, Terrible Thing

"This inspiring memoir digs deep into one woman's struggles to overcome her depression. A writer, baker, woman of the world--Jackie Kai Ellis stars in all these roles."
--Lucy Waverman, Award-Winning Author of The Flavour Principle

"An uplifting memoir that's taught me the importance of valuing yourself, and not being afraid to ask for the things you want in life."
--Joann Pai, Food and Travel Photographer, @sliceofpai
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