The author's stories about his mother
Jaque Pepin; He was the subject of the book
Inflections and correct pornunciation of French terms
Laugh many times
Felt as if I was watching the activity. Well written.
Updates since the print version
Eye opening and revealing facts regarding the food industry and how they are able to adulterate our foods. Sad and scary facts on what we are eating and what we have become as a society of obese with chronic ailments. This can give you good insight on how that's happened and how to avoid the foods discussed. Interesting from a scientific standpoint add a star if you are a food technologist or chemist.
William, Alfred, and General Motors. Another historic snapshot of how the automobile changed America. The fortitude of Americans was keenly defined by everyday auto pioneers like the main character.
Historical accuracy and sidebars that make it interesting. Did you know that the Smithsonian has this car on display at the Museum of American History on the mall? That should give relevance to the significance of this journey.
Literally changes in the storyline occur with every turn of the wheel. Something that was hard to do then and would go unoticed if done today. Read it for the sake of learning about the culture of those times and enjoy the sense of accomplishment made by the main character.
Only if he were either a chef or suffering from a chronic disease and needed encouragement
The main character's humility
The main character
Come and get it before it's gone...
Fairly good feel good book that they should have spent more time on choosing a name...
Yes. It presented some interesting perspectives of how other's think and perceive.
No since this one did not capture my attention as much as I expected. I like a book to knock my socks off. This one did not albeit interesting it only unlaced my shoe.
Back alley patronizing
If it was marketed better
Some of us want to balance life by checking to see if we are deluding ourselves. This book tried to persuade me but I resisted. Interesting but somewhat tongue-in-cheek theories.
Insight into introverts
Read in the first person
No specific one
Of the quiet; what it tells us
Informative insight to thought processes of introverts. Comparisons and contrasts to extroverts. Revealing interesting hypothesis.
If you like Chicago history then this is for you. Otherwise its just names and dull events
What genre is it?
Skip this one if you seek entertainment
More substance of useful ideas and less data. Lay people need it simplified.
The unexciting delivery
Read it only if into to alternative methods of psychological practice
There is no central character
Her sidebars and infelctions to better illustrate passages
Nothing extreme that required medical treatment. It's a good hisotrical book for gastronomes
Can't think of anyone who cares for tidbits of bios
Not enough bio information on the subjects
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