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Book To Movie

The Book
Julie and Julia:
365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage
by Julie Powell

Summary: 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. Her unexpected reward: not just a newfound respect for calves' livers and aspic, but a new life - lived with gusto. – Books in Print

Awards and Reviews

Julie Powell Blog

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Mastering the Art of French Cooking
by Julia Childs

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The MovieJulie & Julia
Rated PG-13

Summary: The story of Julia Child's beginning in the cooking profession is intertwined with the life of thirty-year-old Julie Powell, who decides to cook all 524 recipes in Child's first book in one year to escape from the monotony of her daily life.

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