"Exuberant, affectionate, and boundlessly charming . . . It chronicles, in mouth-watering detail, the meals and the food markets the sparked her interest in French cooking . . . It also tells the story of the inspired partnership between Child . . . and her husband, Paul . . . Every day in France brought a thrilling new discovery, but Child's capacity for wonder and delight co-existed with 'show me' skepticism . . . It is a wonderful picture of the most successful American export to France since Benjamin Franklin."
-William Grimes, "The New York Times
""In mouth-watering detail, her learning years in Paris and the stellar career that followed."
-Meeta Agrawal, "Life Magazine
""Captures her charm, warmth, and, above all, her determined and robust spirit . . . Anyone who has heard her on television will immediately recognize the frank, jovial, and embracing tone."
-John Skoyles, "The Seattle Times/Associated Press
""What a joy . . . charming . . . inspiring."
-Jennifer Reese, "Entertainment Weekly
"Like a surprise nougat bursting from the center of a chocolate truffle, My Life in France also serves up her moving romance with the Renaissance man of her life . . . her husband, Paul Child."-Andrew Marton, "The Philadelphia Inquirer"
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