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The Resource Delicious! : A novel, Ruth Reichl

Delicious! : A novel, Ruth Reichl

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Delicious! : A novel
Title
Delicious!
Title remainder
A novel
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Reichl
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Working as a public relations hotline consultant for a once-prestigious culinary magazine, Billie Breslin unexpectedly enters a world of New York restaurateurs and artisanal purveyors while reading World War II letters exchanged between a plucky 12-year-old and James Beard
  • Billie Breslin has traveled far from her home in California to take a job at Delicious!, New York's most iconic food magazine. Away from her family, particularly her older sister, Genie, Billie feels like a fish out of water, until she is welcomed by the magazine's colorful staff. She is also seduced by the vibrant downtown food scene, especially by Fontanari's, the famous Italian food shop where she works on weekends. Then Delicious! is abruptly shut down, but Billie agrees to stay on in the empty office, maintaining the hotline for reader complaints in order to pay her bills. To Billie's surprise, the lonely job becomes the portal to a miraculous discovery. In a hidden room in the magazine's library, Billie finds a cache of letters written during World War II by Lulu Swan, a plucky twelve-year-old, to the legendary chef James Beard. Lulu's letters provide Billie with a richer understanding of history, and a feeling of deep connection to the young writer whose courage in the face of hardship inspires Billie to comes to terms with her fears, her big sister and her ability to open her heart to love
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3618.E5239
LC item number
D45 2014
Literary form
fiction
Delicious! : A novel, Ruth Reichl
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Delicious! : A novel, Ruth Reichl
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
15372658
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First Edition.
Extent
380 pages
Isbn
9781743319765
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2013023811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) RO646395
  • (OCoLC)851753993
  • (OCoLC)875627907
  • (Nz)15372658

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