Julie and Julia by Julie Powell audiobook

Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen

By Julie Powell
Read by Julie Powell

5.90 Hours 09/28/2005 Abridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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The bestselling memoir that’s “irresistible…A kind of Bridget Jones meets The French Chef” (Philadelphia Inquirer) is now a major motion picture starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams, directed by Nora Ephron. Julie Powell, nearing thirty and trapped in a dead-end secretarial job, resolves to reclaim her life by cooking, in the span of a single year, every one of the 524 recipes in Julia Child’s legendary Mastering the Art of French Cooking. It is a hysterical, inconceivable journey, and her unexpected reward is not just a newfound respect for calves’ livers and aspic but a new life—lived with gusto.

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Summary

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A New York Times bestseller

The bestselling memoir that’s “irresistible…A kind of Bridget Jones meets The French Chef” (Philadelphia Inquirer) is now a major motion picture starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams, directed by Nora Ephron.

Julie Powell, nearing thirty and trapped in a dead-end secretarial job, resolves to reclaim her life by cooking, in the span of a single year, every one of the 524 recipes in Julia Child’s legendary Mastering the Art of French Cooking. It is a hysterical, inconceivable journey, and her unexpected reward is not just a newfound respect for calves’ livers and aspic but a new life—lived with gusto.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

"Laugh-out-loud funny."Boston Globe
"A feast, a voyage, and a marvel."—Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love
"A really good book."Washington Post Book World
"Laugh-out-loud funny."Boston Globe
"A really good book."Washington Post Book World
"A feast, a voyage, and a marvel."—Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love
“A feast, a voyage, and a marvel.” Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat Pray Love
“Powell writes like a culinary Chris Rock—profane, honest, and very funny.” Seattle Times
“Her writing is feisty and unrestrained, especially as she details killing lobsters, tackling marrowbones and cooking late into the night…her voice is endearing enough that readers will quickly forgive such lapses. Both home cooks and devotees of Bridget Jones–style dishing will be caught up in Powell’s funny, sharp-tongued but generous writing.”   Publishers Weekly
“Indulge in this memoir of marrow and butter, knowing there is always a bitter green to balance the taste.” Kirkus Reviews

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 5.90
Audience: Adult
Language: English