Blood, Bones & Butter : The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef (Hardcover)

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Hamilton, one of America''s most recognized chefs, serves up a sharply crafted and unflinchingly honest memoir about the search for meaning and purpose and the people and places that shaped her journey.

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Publisher Random House Inc
Mfg Part# 9781400068722
SKU 216461047
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 140006872X
Release Date 3/1/2011
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.5H x 6.25L x 1T
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"Hamilton can write....BLOOD, BONES AND BUTTER traces nearly all of Hamilton's life and career....It's a story of hungers specific and vague, conquered and unappeasable, and what it lacks in urgency...it makes up for in the shimmer of Hamilton's best writing."
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Annotation BLOOD, BONES AND BUTTER is a gripping memoir of a woman growing up and finding her place in the world. The fact that she became the chef and owner of a successful restaurant (Prune) in New York's East Village is not exactly the point, though it provides a satisfying arena in which the drama of defining professional struggles can be played out. And, practically speaking, it offers a popular niche in which this moving book can land and hopefully be discovered. Gabrielle Hamilton has written a convincing testament to the fact that having something you care passionately about--even in a vague and undefined way--often presents the best chance for a lost soul to emerge from the mire of despair, drugs, and underachievement. Her honesty and the clarity of her writing will captivate non-foodies as well as those who want the inside goods on the food world.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0291
Publisher Random House

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