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The Resource France is a feast : the photographic journey of Paul and Julia Child, Alex Prud'Homme & Katie Pratt

France is a feast : the photographic journey of Paul and Julia Child, Alex Prud'Homme & Katie Pratt

Label
France is a feast : the photographic journey of Paul and Julia Child
Title
France is a feast
Title remainder
the photographic journey of Paul and Julia Child
Statement of responsibility
Alex Prud'Homme & Katie Pratt
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Through intimate and compelling photographs taken by her husband Paul Child, a gifted photographer, France is a Feast documents how Julia Child first discovered French cooking and the French way of life. Paul and Julia moved to Paris in 1948 where he was cultural attach<U+00d4>e for the US Information Service, and in this role he met Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, Brassai, and other leading lights of the photography world. As Julia recalled: "Paris was wonderfully walkable, and it was a natural subject for Paul." Their wanderings through the French capital and countryside, frequently photographed by Paul, would help lead to the classic Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and Julia's brilliant and celebrated career in books and on television. Though Paul was an accomplished photographer (his work is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art), his photographs remained out of the public eye until the publication of Julia's memoir, My Life in France, in which several of his images were included. Now, with more than 200 of Paul's photographs and personal stories recounted by his great-nephew Alex Prud'homme, France is a Feast not only captures this magical period in Paul and Julia's lives, but also brings to light Paul Child's own remarkable photographic achievement
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Prud'homme, Alex
Dewey number
778
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
TX649.C47
LC item number
P775 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pratt, Katie
  • Child, Julia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Child, Julia
  • Child, Paul
  • Cooks
  • Cooks
  • Cooking, French
  • France
Label
France is a feast : the photographic journey of Paul and Julia Child, Alex Prud'Homme & Katie Pratt
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
207 pages
Isbn
9780500519073
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • ocn940361862
  • (OCoLC)940361862
  • 951417
Label
France is a feast : the photographic journey of Paul and Julia Child, Alex Prud'Homme & Katie Pratt
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
207 pages
Isbn
9780500519073
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • ocn940361862
  • (OCoLC)940361862
  • 951417

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