Cleaving

Cleaving

Audiobook CD - 2009
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Julie Powell thought cooking her way through Julia Child's "Mastering the Art of French Cooking" was the craziest thing she'd ever do--until she embarked on the voyage recounted in her new memoir, CLEAVING.
Her marriage challenged by an insane, irresistible love affair, Julie decides to leave town and immerse herself in a new obsession: butchery. She finds her way to Fleischer's, a butcher shop where she buries herself in the details of food. She learns how to break down a side of beef and French a rack of ribs--tough, physical work that only sometimes distracts her from thoughts of afternoon trysts.
The camaraderie at Fleischer's leads Julie to search out fellow butchers around the world--from South America to Europe to Africa. At the end of her odyssey, she has learned a new art and perhaps even mastered her unruly heart.
Publisher: New York : Hachette Audio, p2009.
ISBN: 9781600245695
1600245692
Branch Call Number: 664.9029092 Powel 9254tc 1
Characteristics: 9 sound discs (ca. 10.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.

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kantoni Jan 29, 2010

There are really vivid descriptions of both the slaughtering and butchery processes in this book. It's enough to make one seriously consider becoming a vegetarian. I think Julie has some serious issues. The story line really didn't go anywhere either.

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