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The Remarkable Life of Julia Child

Monday, August 20, 2012

Bob Spitz tells about the life and times of Julia Child, the warble-voiced doyenne of television cookery who became an iconic figure and joyous rule-breaker who touched off the food revolution in America more than fifty years ago. Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child is Spitz’s affectionate biography of an influential woman.

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Comments [2]

maria from brooklyn

Her husband liked her legs but saw her as an "empty vessel"? Ew. Classic misogyny. Sorry to hear dear Julia had to deal with that offensive nonsense.

Aug. 20 2012 01:47 PM
Suzinne from Bronx

Got an advance copy of the book and enjoyed it very much.

Aug. 20 2012 01:47 PM

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