Was there ever a more jovial soul than that of Julia Child? I highly doubt it. My Life in France, written by Child with assistance from her nephew Alex Prud’homme, is an anthology of letters and remberences of Child’s life changing time in France. We follow her as she first adapts to life in Paris and finds her true calling in cooking (and eating!) French cuisine. From her time in crafting and publishing Mastering the Art of French Cooking to her brief time in Marsielle, and later, when Julia and Paul refurbished an old house in the French country side- most of the important events in her life transpired in France . This book is a poetic, smart but pretty and poetic love letter from Julia to France.
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