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    Kate Christensen ✓ 9 READ CHARACTERS ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Kate Christensen SUMMARY Blue Plate Special The main problem with this book I don't understand its purpose Why does a 40 somthing author of average note need to write an autobiography? To be fair I have not read any of Christensen's novels so maybe her fa

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    PDF NEW [Blue Plate Special] Kate Christensen ✓ 9 READ SUMMARY Blue Plate Special Library Overdrive Audiobooknarrated by Tavia Gilbertmy first book by the author Kate Christensen This book was a great discovery I literally found it by accident—I started listening with zero expectations Kate’s passions are eating cooking readingand writing These passions are interwoven into the ‘bigger

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    SUMMARY Blue Plate Special Kate Christensen ✓ 9 READ CHARACTERS ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Kate Christensen I didn't completely hate this but there were three problems for me In no particular order 1 Though Christensen's novels are creative and witty and have a distinctive voice the writing in this book was only functional Sentence level uninteresting too As if writing about herself led her to over edit and deplete her own style Even though she covers a lot of material the writing is formulaic like litanies of what happened e

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    PDF NEW [Blue Plate Special] Kate Christensen ✓ 9 READ My first run in with Kate’s work was back in 2008 when my innocent twenty seven year old self finally got to learn a thing or two about wine from reading The Great Man I passed the simple yet creative cover at a bookstore and then

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    PDF NEW [Blue Plate Special] Kate Christensen ✓ 9 READ SUMMARY Blue Plate Special Writing uality 5 stars That's the easy partThe hard part is basically thus You can't really review this sort of navel gazing memoire without basically rating someone's life and that's just plain uncomfortable at least to me I can now definitely assert that I much enjoy memoires when they involve an historically significant event o

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    SUMMARY Blue Plate Special Kate Christensen ✓ 9 READ PDF NEW [Blue Plate Special] Blue Plate Special isn't really a food memoir Sure it's got food in it and even some recipes But looking back at it two months after finishing what I really remember is Kate Christensen's courageous portrayal of her struggles to become a writer and a fully functioning adult She's elouent and honest and the book is as good at places as it is at food With its vivid descriptions of the various towns and cities where she's lived Blu

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    PDF NEW [Blue Plate Special] This memoir about author Kate Christensen's life is a compulsively readable account of a truly odd upbringing and an itinerant and extended yo

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    Kate Christensen ✓ 9 READ CHARACTERS ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Kate Christensen SUMMARY Blue Plate Special I was having a hard time settling for anything I picked up until this book My advice? Get it as soon as possible I'm not braggin' People but my copy is an ARC Okay I AM bragging I LOVED it I made a list of her already published books that I must have 'Blue Plate Special' is Christensen's memoir encompassing her early life on to her

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    PDF NEW [Blue Plate Special] Sometimes a book arrives in your hands like a cosmic gift Blue Plate Special was that gift for meI've been a fan of Kate Christensen's writing for years Epicure's Lament is my favorite which I'm now eager to go back and re read and this memoir

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SUMMARY Blue Plate Special

Kate Christensen ✓ 9 READ CHARACTERS ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Kate Christensen SUMMARY Blue Plate Special That the greatly admired novelist Kate Christensen has turned to the memoir form after six novels makes this book an event Readers of memoirs of high literary uality particularly those with food themes most conspicuously Ruth Reichl's Comfort Me with Apples and Gabrielle Hamilton. The main problem with this book I don t understand its purpose Why does a 40 somthing author of average note need to write an autobiography To be fair I have not read any of Christensen s novels so maybe her fans were clamoring to know about her as a person This book was suggested to me probably because of the subtitle An Autobiography of My Appetites and I generally like reading foodie books However I think to call this a foodie memoir is a stretch She does talk about food some but mostly the book is about her bizarre upbringing and what seems to me as lack of maturity well into her 30s If it weren t true I almost wouldn t believe it It s all here abusive spouses poverty religious cults child molestation anorexia bing eating sex addition undocumented work status mental breakdowns etc I only finished it because I was curious about what crisis would come next The last chapter deals with her new love and she waxes poetic about how he is her soul mate she finally found her happiness etc Good for her except she thought that at least twice before

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Kate Christensen ✓ 9 READ CHARACTERS ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Kate Christensen SUMMARY Blue Plate Special 's Blood Bones and Butter as well as admirers of M F K Fisher and Laurie Colwin will be a large and eager audienceThis memoir derives from Kate's popular foodcentric blog in which she shares scenes from an unusual upbringing and an unusually happy present day life providing an au. Blue Plate Special isn t really a food memoir Sure it s got food in it and even some recipes But looking back at it two months after finishing what I really remember is Kate Christensen s courageous portrayal of her struggles to become a writer and a fully functioning adult She s elouent and honest and the book is as good at places as it is at food With its vivid descriptions of the various towns and cities where she s lived Blue Plate Special could have been a travel memoir just as easily as a food memoir Either way it was immensely satisfying for the likes of me I m looking forward to her follow up memoir How to Cook a Moose although it seems like that one really is about food

Kate Christensen ✓ 9 READ

Kate Christensen ✓ 9 READ CHARACTERS ↠ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Kate Christensen SUMMARY Blue Plate Special Dience for this book that is already primed That it is written by Kate Christensen means it will be a delicious reading experience in every sense a compulsively readable account of a knockabout life full of sorrows and pleasures many of the latter of the sensual appetitive variet. I was having a hard time settling for anything I picked up until this book My advice Get it as soon as possible I m not braggin People but my copy is an ARC Okay I AM bragging I LOVED it I made a list of her already published books that I must have Blue Plate Special is Christensen s memoir encompassing her early life on to her college and adult life with all her uirky family and her uirkier decisions Not average in any way The liet motif throughout is her enjoyment her adoration of food and the part it has played in sustaining her Christensen has been extremely courageous throughout and very forthcoming in her most intimate story Growing up out west coming east to school working as an au pair in Europe then traveling there with her friends and lovers and moving to New York for work and marriage Her determination in any endeavor is stunning simply unwilling to be defeated Always with the backdrop of food and family I became so immersed that it was hard to step out of her life when I turned the last page

  • Hardcover
  • 368
  • Blue Plate Special
  • Kate Christensen
  • English
  • 10 February 2019
  • 9780385536264