Laurie Colwin


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in The United States
June 14, 1944

Died
October 24, 1992

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Laurie Colwin is the author of five novels: Happy All the Time, Family Happiness, Goodbye Without Leaving, Shine On, Bright and Dangerous Object, and A Big Storm Knocked It Over; three collections of short stories: Passion and Affect, Another Marvelous Thing, and The Lone Pilgrim; and two collections of essays: Home Cooking and More Home Cooking. She died in 1992.

Average rating: 4.06 · 17,549 ratings · 1,842 reviews · 23 distinct worksSimilar authors
Home Cooking: A Writer in t...

4.16 avg rating — 6,228 ratings — published 1988 — 21 editions
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Happy All the Time

3.86 avg rating — 3,349 ratings — published 1978 — 34 editions
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More Home Cooking: A Writer...

4.37 avg rating — 1,840 ratings — published 1993 — 8 editions
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Family Happiness

3.89 avg rating — 1,230 ratings — published 1982 — 22 editions
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A Big Storm Knocked It Over

3.79 avg rating — 1,072 ratings — published 1993 — 12 editions
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Goodbye Without Leaving

3.94 avg rating — 991 ratings — published 1990 — 19 editions
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Shine On, Bright and Danger...

4.07 avg rating — 763 ratings — published 1975 — 17 editions
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The Lone Pilgrim

4.24 avg rating — 631 ratings — published 1981 — 18 editions
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Another Marvelous Thing

4.12 avg rating — 692 ratings — published 1986 — 21 editions
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Passion and Affect

4.07 avg rating — 445 ratings — published 1973 — 10 editions
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More books by Laurie Colwin…
“No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, the wisdom of cookbook writers.”
Laurie Colwin

“To feel safe and warm on a cold wet night, all you really need is soup.”
Laurie Colwin

“The old days were slower. People buttered their bread without guilt and sat down to dinner en famille.”
Laurie Colwin, Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen

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