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The kitchen daughter : a novel

Author: Jael McHenry
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Gallery Books hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Seeking comfort in traditional family culinary practices after the early deaths of her parents, twenty-six-year-old Asperger's patient Ginny struggles with her domineering sister's decision to sell the house, troubling secrets, and the ghost of a dead ancestor.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jael McHenry
ISBN: 9781439191699 1439191697 9781451648508 1451648502
OCLC Number: 646112870
Description: viii, 272 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Jael McHenry.
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After the unexpected death of her parents, Ginny Selvaggio seeks comfort in cooking from family recipes. The more she learns about her family, the more she realizes there's only one way to get  Read more...

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"This fresh, sharp story has as many layers as a good pate a choux." -O, The Oprah Magazine "For Ginny Selvaggio, the protagonist of Jael McHenry's captivating debut novel, food is a kind of glossary Read more...

 
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A view into the world of a foodie with Asperger's Syndrome

by booksonthebeach (WorldCat user published 2011-04-25) Very Good Permalink

Ginny Selvaggio could not be more different than I am. She loves to cook and uses cooking to soothe herself. I am making myself learn to cook some basic things and would really rather my husband do all the cooking. She has Asperger's Syndrome, which means eye contact is painful for her, she...
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