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THE FRENCH CHEF IN AMERICA Julia Child's Second Act

by | Read by Alex Prud'homme

Biography & Memoir • 11 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2016

Author-narrator Alex Prud'homme, Julia Child's great-nephew, shares the fascinating story of her rise to lasting fame and ascendance to cultural icon. With a peppy narration and flawless French pronunciations, Prud'homme traces her trajectory from "The French Chef" TV series to Volume 2 of MASTERING THE ART OF FRENCH COOKING to collaborations with other famous chefs such as Jacques Pépin. It's an in-depth and intimate portrait of an ambitious and driven woman who found abundant joy with her husband and partner, Paul, and in living her life on her terms. At age 90, Child told a newspaper, "I love working. You don't have to retire nowadays, do you? I don't even know what it would mean." There's plenty here for listeners to savor. J.M.D. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2016]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2016

CD ISBN 9780399564826 $45.00 • Nine CDs

DD ISBN 9780399564833 $22.50

 

Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2016

CD ISBN 9780399564840 $45.00 • Nine CDs

DD ISBN 9780399564857 $95.00

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