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Julie and Julia : my year of cooking dangerously

Author: Julie Powell
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st mass market edView all editions and formats
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Julie Powell is a bored, 30-year-old secretary living in a rundown apartment in Queens. She needs something to break the monotony of her life, so she invents a deranged assignment. She will take her mother's dog-eared copy of Julia Child's 1961 classic Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and she will cook all 524 recipes, in the span of one year. But she comes to realize there's more to Mastering the Art of French  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Anecdotes
Named Person: Julie Powell; Julia Child; Julie Powell; Julia Child
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Powell
ISBN: 031604251X 9780316042512
OCLC Number: 255900090
Notes: Originally published: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2005 under the title "Julie and Julia : 365 days, 524 recipes, 1 tiny apartment kitchen : how one girl risked her marriage, her job and her sanity to master the art of living."
Includes an excerpt from Cleaving: a story of marriage, meat, and obsession by Julie Powell.
Description: xiv, 362, 13 p. ; 18 cm.
Contents: The road to hell is paved with leeks and potatoes --
Joy of cooking --
You have to break a few eggs --
Hacking the marrow out of life --
... To make an omelette --
Disaster/dinner party, dinner party/disaster --
The law of diminishing returns --
They shoot lobsters, don't they? --
The proof is in the plumbing --
Sweet smell of failure --
Flaming crepes! --
Time to move to Weehawken
Other Titles: Julie & Julia
Responsibility: Julie Powell.

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Julie Powell is a bored, 30-year-old secretary living in a rundown apartment in Queens. She needs something to break the monotony of her life, so she invents a deranged assignment. She will take her mother's dog-eared copy of Julia Child's 1961 classic Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and she will cook all 524 recipes, in the span of one year. But she comes to realize there's more to Mastering the Art of French Cooking than meets the eye.

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