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Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child Reviews

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Finding Julia

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Pros: An in depth look at Julia the Person

Cons: Sometimes drifted into unnecessary asides

It’s hard to imagine Julia Childs as anything other than a famous chef and author—her persona just seems to radiate Kitchen-chic.  Yet, the story of Julia finding herself is richer than you would expect.  From her privileged childhood, to her socialite youth, to her work in the forerunner of America’s Central Intelligence Agency, to the eventual uniting with the love of her life, Paul, Julia’s tale is one for the books.   Even before finding her home in the kitchen, Julia was the center of attention.  Her energy, zest for life, and dramatic-flair just seemed to absorb everyone around her.  However, despite being surrounded by people and places that would make...
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