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Feast of a Lifetime: Saras Story

Nadine Leonard

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ISBN 10: 0595281788 / ISBN 13: 9780595281787
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256 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 6.2in. x 0.7in.Feast of a Lifetime is a cookbook written in the form of a biography. As the title implies, the book contains a unique collection of recipes and cooking tips that will assist the culinary enthusiast in preparing a diverse repertoire of fabulous international dishes. The recipes emphasize Italian cooking, as they were accumulated by two generations of Italian women. The narrative tells the story of one of those women, the authors mother, Sara, who faced extraordinary challenges as a young adult. By the age of 25, Saras mother had passed away, her son had been born with problems, her husband was unfaithful, and she had become the sole caretaker of her paralyzed father. With Saras courage, combined with her sense of adventure and humor, she overcame those challenges to lead a fascinating life. Sara was lost in a revolution in Baghdad, lived in a haunted house in Brazil, and was later caught in an avalanche in Peru. With these and many other stories, the title of the book takes on a secondary meaning: Saras lifetime itself was a feast-a feast of experiences. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595281787

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Title: Feast of a Lifetime: Saras Story

Publisher: iUniverse

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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Feast of a Lifetime is a cookbook written in the form of a biography. As the title implies, the book contains a unique collection of recipes and cooking tips that will assist the culinary enthusiast in preparing a diverse repertoire of fabulous international dishes. The recipes emphasize Italian cooking, as they were accumulated by two generations of Italian women.The narrative tells the story of one of those women, the author's mother, Sara, who faced extraordinary challenges as a young adult. By the age of 25, Sara's mother had passed away, her son had been born with problems, her husband was unfaithful, and she had become the sole caretaker of her paralyzed father. With Sara's courage, combined with her sense of adventure and humor, she overcame those challenges to lead a fascinating life. Sara was lost in a revolution in Baghdad, lived in a haunted house in Brazil, and was later caught in an avalanche in Peru. With these and many other stories, the title of the book takes on a secondary meaning: Sara's lifetime itself was a feast-a feast of experiences.

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Nadine Leonard holds degrees in international relations, foreign languages, and mechanical/aeronautical engineering. She was raised in Brazil and currently lives in Seattle, where she is a pilot for Alaska Airlines. In addition to flying, Nadine enjoys cooking. She holds a certificate in French Cuisine from Le Cordon Bleu Cooking School.

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