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From scratch : A memoir of love, Sicily, and finding home

From scratch : A memoir of love, Sicily, and finding home
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S0004376209 092 Loc
Adult Non Fiction Biographies   Griffith . Available .  
S0007162900 092 Loc
Adult Non Fiction Biographies   Hay . Available .  
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ISBN 9781982133900
Call Number 092 Loc
Author Locke, Tembi 1970
Title From scratch : A memoir of love, Sicily, and finding home
Place of production New York, N.Y. : Simon & Schuster, 2019
Notes Includes recipes.
"Reese's Bookclub" -- Cover.
Contents note Before -- First summer -- Second summer -- Third summer.
Notes It was love at first sight when Tembi met professional chef, Saro, on a street in Florence. There was just one problem: Saro's traditional Sicilian family did not approve of him marrying a black American woman, an actress no less. However, the couple, heartbroken but undeterred, forges on. They build a happy life in Los Angeles, with fulfilling careers, deep friendships and the love of their lives: a baby girl they adopt at birth. Eventually, they reconcile with Saro's family just as he faces a formidable cancer that will consume all their dreams. From Scratch chronicles three summers Tembi spends in Sicily with her daughter, Zoela, as she begins to piece together a life without her husband in his tiny hometown hamlet of farmers. Where once Tembi was estranged from Saro's family and his origins, now she finds solace and nourishment-literally and spiritually-at her mother in law's table. In the Sicilian countryside, she discovers the healing gifts of simple fresh food, the embrace of a close knit community, and timeless traditions and wisdom that light a path forward. All along the way she reflects on her and Saro's incredible romance-an indelible love story that leaps off the pages. In Sicily, it is said that every story begins with a marriage or a death-in Tembi Locke's case, it is both. Her story is about loss, but it's really about love found. Her story is about travel, but it's really about finding a home. It is about food, but it's really about chasing flavour as an act of remembrance. From Scratch is for anyone who has dared to reach for big love, fought for what mattered most, and needed a powerful reminder that life is...delicious.
Subject Added Entry - Personal Name Locke, Tembi
Subject Added Entry - Topical Spouses of cancer patients United States
Interracial marriage United States
Interracial marriage Italy
Intercountry marriage United States
Intercountry marriage Italy
Television actors and actresses
African American actresses
Widows United States
Subject Added Entry - Geographic Sicily (Italy)
Genre Autobiographies
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