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    Erica Bauermeister’s love of slow food and slow life was cemented by her two years living in northern Italy with her husband and children. She has taught literature and creative writing at the University of Washington and currently lives in Seattle with her family. The School of Essential Ingredients is her first novel.

    A "heartbreakingly delicious" national bestseller about a chef, her students, and the evocative lessons that food teaches about life

    Once a month, eight students gather in Lillian's restaurant for a cooking class. Among them is Claire, a young woman coming to terms with her new identity as a mother; Tom, a lawyer whose life has been overturned by loss; Antonia, an Italian kitchen designer adapting to life in America; and Carl and Helen, a long-married couple whose union contains surprises the rest of the class would never suspect...

    The students have come to learn the art behind Lillian's soulful dishes, but it soon becomes clear that each seeks a recipe for something beyond the kitchen. And soon they are transformed by the aromas, flavors, and textures of what they create.



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    ISBN 9780425232095
    Genre FICTION / Contemporary Women
    Format Paperback
    Pages 261
    Publisher Date 2010-01-05 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Berkley Pub Group
    Copyright Year 2009
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.55 lb
    Language English
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Bauermeister, Erica
    Country of Origin United States

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