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Non-Fiction-SOLVED > marriage divorce memoir in Mad Men era [s]

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message 1: by Tanya (new)

Tanya (TMSanchez) I read this memoir about 7 years ago when it was published. It was about a mercurial marriage between a semi-famous professor and his wife during the 50s and 60s. Was quite a snapshot of East-Coast intellectual life at the time. Had a lot in it about competitive dinner parties where people tried to outdo their friends with their renditions of recipes from "Mastering the Art of French Cooking." Lots of affairs. I remember it was somewhat controversial that the author wrote about intimate details about the man (possibly a writer?) Does this ring a bell with anyone?


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message 3: by Tanya (new)

Tanya (TMSanchez) Yes! That is exactly it. Thank you so much. I am off to order a copy.


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