Thursday, August 19, 2010

My Life in France

My Life in FranceMy Life in France by Julia Child

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

A genuinely entertaining read! Normally I don't enjoy autobiographies because what the author finds interesting about herself is not necessarily what her readers will find interesting. Not so with this one. Child is funny and descriptive and I learned a lot about French cooking (who knew the proper way to beat egg whites requires a copper bowl!?). The book has scattered photographs throughout that add to the story and show off the beautiful French landscape and culture. The movie Julie and Julia is based closely on this book.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Did you buy this one or get it from a library? I'd love to borrow it, if you bought it!