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Dinner with Edward : the story of an unexpected friendship
Dinner with Edward : the story of an unexpected friendship
Vincent, Isabel, 1965-2016
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Scope and content: "When Isabel meets Edward, both are at a crossroads: he wants to follow his late wife to the grave, and she is ready to give up on love. Thinking she is merely helping out her friend, Edward's daughter--who lives far away and asked her to check in on her nonagenarian dad in New York--Isabel has no idea that the man in the kitchen baking the sublime roast chicken and light-as-air apricot soufflé will end up changing her life. As Edward and Isabel meet weekly for the glorious dinners that Edward prepares, he shares so much more than his recipes for apple galette or the perfect martini, or even his tips for deboning poultry. Edward is teaching Isabel the luxury of slowing down and taking the time to think through everything she does, to deconstruct her own life, cutting it back to the bone and examining the guts, no matter how messy that proves to be. Dinner with Edward is a book about sorrow and joy, love and nourishment, and about how dinner with a friend can, in the words of M.F.K. Fisher, 'sustain us against the hungers of the world'"--
Imprint:
South Melbourne, Vic. : Affirm Press, 2016.
Collation:
229 pages ; 20 cm.
Notes:
Published by arrangement with Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, a division of Workman Publishing Company, Inc., New York.
ISBN:
9781925475227
Dewey class:
158.1092302.34
Language:
English
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Beaumaris LibraryBiography302.34 VINAvailable
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