Chocolate Chocolate : A True Story of Two Sisters, Tons of Treats, and the Little Shop That Could (Hardcover)

Author: Park, Frances

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A delightful memoir from two sisters who have embraced the immigrant experience to live the American dream, and who share how success is much sweeter when one takes the time to enjoy life''s little pleasures.

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Publisher St Martins Pr
Mfg Part# 9780312652937
SKU 217465726
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0312652933
Release Date 5/10/2011
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.75H x 6.25L x 1.25T
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Editors Note When their beloved father died suddenly, authors Frances and Ginger Park (To Swim Across the World) comforted themselves with chocolates and mused on opening a confectionery shop with their small inheritance. The idea felt right to them--"a shop our late father would've loved just by virtue of its contents: chocolates and daughters"--and despite their inexperience, they decide to go for it, with their mother as silent partner. In 1984, on the day f their Washington, D.C., store, named Chocolate Chocolate, opened, they already were beset with difficulties, from crumbling walls and cracking floors installed by a shoddy, shady contractor to trying to conjure strategies to gain attention and sales. Bit by bit, their clientele grows; the sisters write fondly and often humorously of the recurring characters in their new, chocolate-centric lives, from favorite customers to the kooky sales rep who becomes an employee and dear friend. They easily move between musings on friendship and family, all the while offering inspiration and valuable lessons for budding entrepreneurs. The recipe for their house truffle rounds out this appealing, engaging memoir that's sure to appeal to a range of readers, chocoholics or not. --Publishers Weekly
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Number of Pages 0274
Publisher Thomas Dunne Books
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