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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The debut memoir from the renowned author of Save Me the Plums, about the people who“steered her on the path to fulfill her destiny as one of the world’s leading food writers” (Chicago Sun-Times).

“An absolute delight to read . . . How lucky we are that [Reichl] had the courage to follow her appetite.”—Newsday

At an early age, Ruth Reichl discovered that “food could be a way of making sense of the world. If you watched people as they ate, you could find out who they were.” Her deliciously crafted memoir Tender at the Bone is the story of a life defined, determined, and enhanced in equal measure by a passion for food, by unforgettable people, and by the love of tales well told.

Beginning with her mother, the notorious food-poisoner known as the Queen of Mold, Reichl introduces us to the fascinating characters who shaped her world and tastes, from the gourmand Monsieur du Croix, who served Reichl her first foie gras, to those at her politically correct table in Berkeley who championed the organic food revolution in the 1970s.

Spiced with Reichl’s infectious humor and sprinkled with her favorite recipes, Tender at the Bone is a witty and compelling chronicle of a culinary sensualist’s coming-of-age.

Featuring a special Afterword by the author and more than a dozen personal family photos

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9780679604204
Publisher: Random House
Publication Date: May 24th, 2010