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The Resource Simply from scratch, Alicia Bessette

Simply from scratch, Alicia Bessette

Label
Simply from scratch
Title
Simply from scratch
Statement of responsibility
Alicia Bessette
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Rose-Ellen ("Zell") Carmichael Roy wears her late husband Nick's camouflage apron even when she's not in the kitchen. That's her widow style. It's been over a year since Nick died tragically during a post-Katrina relief mission in New Orleans. Long enough, according to the grief pamphlets, to have begun to move on with her life. But Zell is still unable to enter her attic, which is full of Nick memories. She hasn't even turned on her oven because cooking was Nick's chore. That is, until she decides to enter the first annual Desserts that Warm the Soul baking contest, hoping to donate the grand prize to Katrina survivors in Nick's memory. Meanwhile, Zell's nine-year-old neighbor, Ingrid Knox, is learning to cope with the loneliness of growing up without a mother. With an imagination as big as her heart, Ingrid treasures her doting father but begins to plot how she will meet the woman who abandoned her so many years ago. When an embarrassing baking mishap brings Zell and Ingrid together, they form an unlikely friendship that will alter both of their lives forever. Together, and with the help of a lively and loveable cast of friends and family, Zell and Ingrid embark on winning the Desserts that Warm the Soul contest - and learn that through the many sorrows and joys of life, with a little bit of flour and a pinch of love, anything is possible
Summary
After she joins a baking contest to try to shake off the lingering grief from her husband's death, Zell Carmichael Roy befriends her nine-year-old next-door neighbor, a motherless girl who joins Zell's quest for dessert-competition glory
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
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360017
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Bessette, Alicia
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.E783
LC item number
S56 2010
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Widows
  • Grief
  • Girls
  • Baking
  • Single fathers
  • Friendship
  • Families
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
Target audience
adult
Label
Simply from scratch, Alicia Bessette
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17823747
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First printing.
Extent
313 pages (hardcover)
Isbn
9780525951827
Lccn
2010008894
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Simply from scratch, Alicia Bessette
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
17823747
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First printing.
Extent
313 pages (hardcover)
Isbn
9780525951827
Lccn
2010008894
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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