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The glass kitchen [Large Print]/ Linda Francis Lee.

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  • ISBN: 9781410470799 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1410470792 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 569 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, 2014.

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Summary, etc.: Portia Cuthcart never intended to leave Texas. Her dream was to run the Glass Kitchen restaurant her grandmother built decades ago. But after a string of betrayals and the loss of her legacy, Portia is determined to start a new life with her sisters in Manhattan... and never cook again. But when she moves into a dilapidated brownstone on the Upper West Side, she meets twelve-year-old Ariel and her widowed father Gabriel, a man with his hands full trying to raise two daughters on his own. Soon, a promise made to her sisters forces Portia back into a world of magical food and swirling emotions, where she must confront everything she has been running from. What seems so simple on the surface is anything but when long-held secrets are revealed, rivalries exposed, and the promise of new love stirs to life like chocolate mixing with cream. A kitchen -- like an island -- can be a refuge, if only Portia has the courage to give in to the pull of love, the power of forgiveness, and accept the complications of what it means to be family.
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  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2014 May #1
    Portia Cuthcart wakes up in her Manhattan apartment with the taste of chocolate cake in her mouth. Recognizing the strange gift that comes in the form of compulsions to bake, mix, boil, or cook any given thing at any given time, she heads to the store to pick up the ingredients. After years of ignoring her cooking talents in favor of being the perfect politician's wife, Portia is excited and a little scared to know that her gift has come back. With the support of her two older sisters and a terrifyingly handsome investor, Portia begins to make her dream of opening a restaurant in New York City a very real possibility. With shades of The Tempest, Chocolat, and Stepmom, The Glass Kitchen is a story of redemption, rediscovery, and renewal through the marriage of love and food. Lee includes several recipes in this fun addition for book clubs and culinarily minded readers. A tantalizing mix of romance, wit, and family secrets, it will leave fans of Elin Hilderbrand, Erin McGraw, and Sophie Kinsella hungry for more. Copyright 2014 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Divorced women > Fiction.
Women cooks > Fiction.
Sisters > Fiction.
Clairvoyance > Fiction.
Cooking > Psychological aspects > Fiction.
Widowers > Fiction.
Motherless families > Fiction.
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) > Fiction.
Texas > Fiction.
FICTION / Contemporary Women.
Clairvoyance
Cooking > Psychological aspects.
Divorced women
Large type books.
Widowers
Women cooks.
New York (State) > New York > Manhattan.
Texas.
Genre: Large type books.
Magical realism (Literature).
Love stories.
Fiction.
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