Educating Alice

Educating Alice

Adventures of A Curious Woman

Large Print - 2004
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Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2004
Edition: Large print ed
Branch Call Number: LP 910.4 S819a
Characteristics: 595 p. (large print) : ill. ; 23 cm

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ChristchurchLib Oct 18, 2016

In Without Reservations, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Alice Steinbach chronicled taking a leave of absence from the Baltimore Sun to travel and learn about herself. Several years later, she completely quit her job and set off again. In Educating Alice, she enrolls in a French cooking class in Paris, attends border collie training in Scotland, learns traditional Japanese arts in Kyoto, studies art and architecture in Havana, and more, while meeting a wide range of interesting people along the way. With vividly depicted settings and keen observations and insights, this memoir is a charming delight.

Barbarajean Nov 06, 2013

I loved this book. The writing is wonderful. If you are an armchair traveller this is the book for you. I especially enjoyed her piece on taking cooking lessons at the Ritz Hotel in Paris.

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