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Lessons in chemistry : a novel  Cover Image Book Book

Lessons in chemistry : a novel / Bonnie Garmus.

Garmus, Bonnie, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 038554734X : HRD
  • ISBN: 9780385547345 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9780385547345
  • ISBN: 038554734X
  • ISBN: 9780593314487
  • ISBN: 0593314484
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Doubleday, [2022]

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Summary, etc.:
"Set in 1960s California, this blockbuster debut is the hilarious, idiosyncratic and uplifting story of a female scientist whose career is constantly derailed by the idea that a woman's place is in the home, only to find herself starring as the host of America's most beloved TV cooking show. Elizabeth Zott is not your average woman. In fact Elizabeth Zott would be the first to point out that there is no such thing as an average woman. But it's the 1960s and despite the fact that she is a scientist, her peers are very unscientific when it comes to equality. The only good thing to happen to her on the road to professional fulfillment is a run-in with her super-star colleague Calvin Evans (well, she stole his beakers.) The only man who ever treated her-and her ideas-as equal, Calvin is already a legend and Nobel nominee. He's also awkward, kind and tenacious. Theirs is true chemistry. But as events are never as predictable as chemical reactions, three years later Elizabeth Zott is an unwed, single mother (did we mention it's the early 60s??) and the star of America's most beloved cooking show Supper at Six. Elizabeth's singular approach to cooking ('take one pint of H2O and add a pinch of sodium chloride') and independent example are proving revolutionary. Because Elizabeth isn't just teaching women how to cook, she's teaching them how to change the status quo. Laugh-out-loud funny, shrewdly observant, and studded with a dazzling cast of supporting characters, Lessons in Chemistry is as original and vibrant as its protagonist"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Women scientists > Fiction.
Single mothers > Fiction.
Television cooking shows > Fiction.
Sex role > Fiction.

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Ansonia Public Library FIC GARMUS, BONNIE (Text) 34045145959693 Adult Fiction On holds shelf -
Babcock Library - Ashford F Gar (Text) 33110150623567 Adult Fiction In transit -
Beacon Falls Public Library FIC GAR (Text) 33120152849409 Adult Fiction Checked out 08/02/2024
Beacon Falls Public Library FIC GAR (Text) 33120152855414 Adult Fiction On holds shelf -
Beardsley & Memorial Library - Winsted FIC GARMUS (Text) 33750000084350 Adult New Fiction Checked out 06/26/2024
Beardsley & Memorial Library - Winsted FIC GARMUS (Text) 33750000088352 Adult New Fiction Checked out 06/26/2024
Beardsley Branch - Bridgeport FIC GARMUS (Text) 34000151362936 Adult Fiction Available -
Beardsley Branch - Bridgeport FIC GARMUS (Text) 34000151493590 Adult Fiction Checked out 06/11/2024
Beekley Community Library - New Hartford F GARMUS B (Text) 32544072732935 Adult Fiction Checked out 07/12/2024
Bentley Memorial Library - Bolton FIC Gar (Text) 33160150515271 Adult Fiction Checked out 07/17/2024

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