Tembi Locke
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Tembi Locke

Tembi Locke is an accomplished actor who has appeared in over forty television shows and films, including The Magicians, NCIS: LA, Animal Kingdom and Dumb and Dumber To. She is also a TEDx speaker. Her talk, What Forty Steps Taught Me About Love and Grief, traces her journey as a cancer caregiver. She is the creative voice behind The Kitchen Widow, a web series and grief support community that has received mentions in The New York Times and The Guardian. The author of From Scratch, she lives in Los Angeles with her young daughter but can be found each summer on the island of Sicily.

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    • From Scratch

    • A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home
    • By: Tembi Locke
    • Narrated by: Tembi Locke
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,284
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,184
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,181

    A poignant and transporting cross-cultural love story set against the lush backdrop of the Sicilian countryside, where one woman discovers the healing powers of food, family, and unexpected grace in her darkest hour....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully written!!

    • By sarah m vazquez on 05-11-19
    • A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home
    • By: Tembi Locke
    • Narrated by: Tembi Locke
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 04-30-19
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,284 ratings

    Regular price: $27.99

Recording From Scratch

"On the seventh day, I finished. There are few words to adequately express the feelings that come with reading your own book – page by page, chapter by chapter, story by story – from beginning to end. I laughed, I cried, I cringed, I reflected, I gave thanks. I spoke three languages and realized how many prepositions I dropped. HA!

But mostly, I thanked the universe for this moment. When I came to the end, I felt deep gratitude. For all of it – the living, the writing, the sharing.

....I’ll never forget the quiet, intimate seven days I got to spend alone in a sound booth telling my story."
—Tembi Locke, Author of From Scratch

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