My Life in France - Part 1: Chapter 4, Bouillabaisse a la Marseillaise Summary & Analysis

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Part 1: Chapter 4, Bouillabaisse a la Marseillaise Summary and Analysis

Paul and Julia arrived in Marseille with open hearts and minds. On March 2, 1953, they arrived at their hotel and unpacked their luggage. Marseille was different from Paris in many ways. Julia found the city vigorous and uninhibited. Paul quickly became busy in his new position and Julia forced herself to keep regular hours on the book rather than exploring the city all day.

Marseille offered Julia the chance to continue her research for the book. She learned that many of the French names for things weren't the same that Americans would use. "Dogfish" were "Catfish" in America, for example. Many foods weren't available in the States as well. However, Julia was disappointed that their new editor, Dorothy de Santillana, had shown a recipe from the book to a friend of hers...

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