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Julia Child

Chef (15-Aug-1912 — 13-Aug-2004)


Nancy Verde Barr. Backstage with Julia: My Years with Julia Child. John Wiley and Sons. 2007. 285pp.

Julia Child; with Alex Prud'homme. My Life in France. Alfred A. Knopf. 2006. 317pp.

Jennet Conant. A Covert Affair: Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS. Simon and Schuster. 2011. 395pp.

Noel Riley Fitch. Appetite for Life: The Biography of Julia Child. Doubleday. 1997. 569pp.

Joan Reardon. M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, and Alice Waters: Celebrating the Pleasures of the Table. Harmony Books. 1994. 302pp.

Laura Shapiro. Julia Child. Penguin Group. 2007. 185pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.138)

  8. Current Biography, 1967 Yearbook (pp.66-69)

  9. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.102)

  10. Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.95)

  11. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.131)

  12. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.121)

  13. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, pp.496-98)

  14. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.122)

  15. Legends in Their Own Time (p.48)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.357)

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