2 edition of Comfort Me with Apples found in the catalog.
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|Pagination||xvi, 58 p. :|
|Number of Pages||55|
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Certain Hoover Dam power contract transactions of the Department of the Interior with the Citizens Utility Company supplying power to the city of Kingman, Ariz.
Twisted…and speaking of twisted that twist!!!!! It's like reading an extended episode of Netflix's "Chef's Table", which is as brilliant in storytelling as it is in cinematography.
Because when I'm reading a book by a food critic, by someone for whom food is such an important part of life—I want to read about food. Valente is someone who deeply knows fairytales. Nick, our household patriarch, was sitting in the shabby, crowded living room.
" I demurred but he insisted. I was sent an advanced reader copy of "Comfort Me with Apples" in exchange for an honest review. The writing is fantastic, I was completely enthralled and confused up until the end as it all suddenly made perfect sense. I had always been the ultimate good girl. She was probably sitting on the bed, newspapers and books scattered around her as she ran chipped red fingernails through her short gray hair.
Did it leave me speechless…absolutely! Historically, Israel had it, when the Lord's glory filled the tabernacle, and afterwards the temple, so that the priests could not stand to minister: so in the Christian Church on Pentecost. Sustain me with raisins; refresh me with apricots, for I am lovesick.
Ruth Reichl, renowned food writer, has lived a full and adventurous life, not all of it soothing. As I drove home from the magazine, I practiced breaking the news to the people I loved best. Now, do I loan this book out, or keep it close in my bookshelf.
I was so curious to see how how everything would unravel. But too much of the book is about her personal life, which at this phase involved living in a commune in Berkeley and pursuing several extra-marital affairs. It's just captivating--the way she writes and the life she has lived--even in the most painful moments. It's hard to care about these guys at all, and the novel finally skids and lumbers to an inconclusive end.
" May your breasts be like clusters of the vine, the fragrance of your breath like apples, Then the LORD said to me, "Go show love to your wife again, though she is loved by another and is an adulteress.
I think I can say my childhood was as unhappy as the next braggart's.
Reichl's second memoir was easy to read, but offered some depth, seen mostly through her travels, and complex relationships.