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Pastries : a novel of desserts and discoveries

Author: Bharti Kirchner
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2004, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st St. Martin's Griffin edView all editions and formats
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Sunya, a young Indian woman, is the head baker and owner of Seattle bakery Pastries. The success of her beloved bakery is put in jeopardy, however, when a chain bakery threatens to open up down the street from her, and she seems to have lost her touch for baking. To add to her misery, her hip Japanese boyfriend Roger, has left her for a "perfect" Japanese girlfriend and her mother has just become engaged to a man  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bharti Kirchner
ISBN: 0312330960 9780312330965
OCLC Number: 56648969
Notes: Originally published: New York: St. Martin's, 2003.
"First St. Martin's Griffin Edition: August 2004"--Title page verso.
Description: 352 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Bharti Kirchner.

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A talented pastry chef rediscovers her love for life in this delicious novel from the acclaimed author of "Darjeeling." Sunya is the troubled head baker and owner of Pastries in Seattle. When Sunya  Read more...

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"Kirchner deftly weaves an intricate tangle and then gradually unties the knots toward the end, much like a Bollywood blockbuster.""- The San Francisco Chronicle""The best of "Pastries" is the Read more...

 
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A story of pastry wars in Seattle, with a young, Indian-American, pastry chef who is both flawed and endearing. Her remarkable relationships and self-discovery weave an interesting and delicious plot.For further information about the Washington State Library Washington Reads program, see our website...
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