From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
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This is a fascinating memoir, vividly describing how it was to be an educated woman in pre-feminist America. Worth buying and passing on to other women of any age.Published 2 months ago by Anna Smukler
My Kitchen Wars is a dense, furious and absorbing read by food journalist Betty Fussell. Smart and talented, she lived in the shadow of a"great man" in academia during the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by KarenRachel
Betty Harper Fussell, thankfully, sought the advice of a psychiatrist after her tortured life in the lap of luxury. Read morePublished on November 4, 2012 by ReaderReader
Betty Fussell My Kitchen Wars
Betty Fussell has written a book that combines cooking, travelogue, and marital history in 238 compact, digestible pages. Read more
I'm so glad that I read this book.
Although Betty Fussell was born 50 years before me, I saw myself struggling with the same issues she struggled with in trying to have... Read more
This is a terrific memoir, intelligent and bitchy and gripping.Published on November 24, 2002 by "rexallsobibor"
Fussell's book is entertaining. Her chapter title can make you laugh out loud. I think she might be fun to have as a guest at a party, but that's as close as I would want to get to... Read morePublished on April 13, 2001 by "ruthinportland"
This is a war story of a different sort where the warrior is a woman & the battleground is her kitchen. Her weapons evoke a lifetime's need to make dinner, love & war. Read morePublished on January 28, 2001 by Rebecca Brown
This author and her husband are bright people with untold years of schooling, obviously. First half of the book was more interesting to me as it described her formative years in... Read morePublished on August 31, 2000 by Brady Buchanan