After a misspent youth involving loads of dead-end jobs and several questionable decisions, Julie Powell, author of Julie and Julia, has found her calling as a writer-cum-butcher. She lives in Long Island City, Queens, when she isn't in Kingston, NY, cutting up animals.
"A feast, a voyage, and a marvel."--Elizabeth Gilbert,
author of Eat, Pray, Love
"A really good book."--Washington Post Book World
"Laugh-out-loud funny."--Boston Globe