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The Resource Lessons in chemistry : a novel, Bonnie Garmus

Lessons in chemistry : a novel, Bonnie Garmus

Label
Lessons in chemistry : a novel
Title
Lessons in chemistry
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Bonnie Garmus
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
11046912
Cataloging source
DLC
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Garmus, Bonnie
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3607.A756
LC item number
L47 2022
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women scientists
  • Single mothers
  • Television cooking shows
  • Sex role
  • Sexism
  • Nineteen sixties
  • California
Target audience
adult
Label
Lessons in chemistry : a novel, Bonnie Garmus
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Good Morning America Book Club"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
390 pages
Isbn
9780385547345
Lccn
2021008194
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1306070358
Label
Lessons in chemistry : a novel, Bonnie Garmus
Publication
Note
"Good Morning America Book Club"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
390 pages
Isbn
9780385547345
Lccn
2021008194
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1306070358

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