Making Piece: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Pie

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Margretta Press
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5.25 X 8.0 X 0.79 inches | 0.88 pounds

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About the Author
Beth M. Howard is an author, blogger, and radio commentator. She is also known for being the (former) resident of the American Gothic House, where from 2010 to 2014 she ran the Pitchfork Pie Stand. Her books include "Making Piece: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Pie;" "Hausfrau Honeymoon: Love, Language, and Other Misadventures in Germany," and the cookbook, "Ms. American Pie: Buttery Good Pie Recipes and Bold Tales from the American Gothic House." She has written for the New York Times, Real Simple, Country Living, and many other publications. She's been featured on CNN, CBS This Morning, BBC, and NPR. And she has given a TEDx talk about the healing powers of pie. She does radio commentaries on Tri States Public Radio and blogs at

"One unique, crazy-quilt, truly American tale of reinvention." - Publishers Weekly

An unabashedly honest look at young widowhood and how good friends and pie-baking can go a long way toward healing a broken heart. - The Oregonian

Named one of the Best Books of 2012 by San Francisco Book Review

Beth Howard describes with warmth and wit how the bittersweet events in life are offset by the sweet ones--much like the ingredients of a good recipe. Making Piece is a moving account of love and loss. - Jeanette Walls, New York Times bestselling author of The Glass Castle