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Fun read for the flight over

mizzlizz Oct 16, 2008 04:41 AM

If you love France and food, you'll enjoy this book. Titled " The Sharper your Knife, The Less you Cry" by Kathleen Flinn. True story tells of a London-based middle management exec who gets laid off and decides to pursue her dream.....pack up, move to Paris and attend Le Cordon Bleu. Very enjoyable and an easy read on your next flight to Paris!

  1. ChefJune Oct 16, 2008 06:38 AM

    I concur. I did that last year!

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    1. re: ChefJune
      mizzlizz Oct 16, 2008 10:33 AM

      I'm jealous ; ))
      Do you love it?

      1. re: mizzlizz
        ChefJune Oct 16, 2008 02:04 PM

        It's a great read! I was surprised it didn't win either the Beard or the IACP awards.

        and if you get the chance to meet Kathleen, she's adorable.

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          chef_max Oct 17, 2008 09:46 AM

          I LOVED that book, too. I was surprised that it wasn't at least nominated for IACP or James Beard, too. I did hear that it was a finalist for some other book award, though. Not sure which one.

          Rumor has it that it's being turned into a movie, either on HBO or Lifetime.

    2. renéemarie Oct 17, 2008 01:57 PM

      I just picked this up on a whim! I am so glad to hear it's that good.

      1. LulusMom Oct 17, 2008 02:46 PM

        It's going straight onto my wish-list. Thanks for the recommendation.

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