The Resource Dearie : the remarkable life of Julia Child, Bob Spitz, (electronic book)

Dearie : the remarkable life of Julia Child, Bob Spitz, (electronic book)

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Dearie : the remarkable life of Julia Child
Title
Dearie
Title remainder
the remarkable life of Julia Child
Statement of responsibility
Bob Spitz
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Language
eng
Summary
It is rare for someone to emerge in America who can change our attitudes, our beliefs, and our very culture. It is even rarer when that someone is a middle-aged, six-foot three-inch woman whose first exposure to an unsuspecting public is cooking an omelet on a hot plate on a local TV station. And yet, that is exactly what Julia Child did. The warble voiced doyenne of television cookery became an iconic cult figure and joyous rule breaker as she touched off the food revolution that has gripped America for more than fifty years. Julia Child was a directionless, gawky young woman who ran off halfway around the world to join a spy agency during World War II. She eventually settled in Paris, where she learned to cook. She was already fifty when The French Chef went on the air, at a time in our history when women were not making those leaps. Julia became the first educational TV star, virtually launching PBS as we know it today. Julia Child's story, however, is more than the tale of a talented woman and her sumptuous craft. It is also a saga of America's coming of age and growing sophistication, from the Depression Era to the turbulent sixties and the excesses of the eighties to the greening of the American kitchen. Julia had an effect on and was equally affected by the baby boom, the sexual revolution, and the start of the women's liberation movement
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
ULC
Dewey number
  • 641.5092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TX649.C47
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Target audience
adult
Dearie : the remarkable life of Julia Child, Bob Spitz, (electronic book)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Paradise -- "On her way" -- Julia of the almost spring -- Only a butterfly -- Keeper of the secrets -- Paul -- A diamond in the rough -- Lucky to be alive -- Devouring Paris whole -- Lady sings the bleus -- What she'd gotten herself into -- A memorable feast -- Frenchy French -- This elephant of ours -- Julia's turn to bloom -- Taking everything in stride -- A monstrously busy life -- A law unto herself -- The mad women of La Peetch -- A household name -- We are not all eternal -- Looking forward -- Enough -- The end of an era -- No one gets out alive -- The beginning of the end -- The raft
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1 online resource.
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online
Isbn
9780307961129
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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  • (OCoLC)807982843
  • (OCoLC)ocn807982843
  • 982918

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