Giveaway Monday: Memoir of the Sunday Brunch

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Memoir of the Sunday Brunch

by Julia Pandl

At age twelve, Julie was initiated into the rite of the Sunday brunch, a weekly madhouse at her father’s Milwaukee-based restaurant, where she and her eight older siblings before her did service in a situation of controlled chaos, learning the ropes of the family business and, more important, learning life lessons that would shape them for all the years to come.

In her wry memoir, she looks back on those formative years, a time not just of growing up but, ultimately, of becoming a source of strength and support as the world her father knew began to change into a tougher, less welcoming place. Julie Pandl provides tender wisdom about the bonds between fathers and daughters and about the simple pleasures that lie in the daily ritual of breaking bread. This honest and exuberant memoir marks the debut of a writer who discovers that humor exists in even the smallest details of our lives and that the biggest moments we ever experience can happen behind the pancake station at the Sunday brunch.

 

FREE copy of Memoir of the Sunday Brunch

Please fill out this form if you'd like to receive one of 25 free advance reader copies. Names will be chosen at random. You may only enter once. TODAY, July 30, only!

 

You can purchase Memoir of the Sunday Brunch online at your neighborhood IndieBound independent bookstore, Barnes & Noble, Powell’s and Amazon.

4 Comments On This Post:

July 30, 2012
11:22 am
Judith Bryant says...

Looking forward to reading this memoir. Haven’t we all been watching our world change into a tougher, less welcoming place?

July 30, 2012
11:25 am
Sage says...

Would love to dive into this memoir… pancakes can save the world!

July 30, 2012
1:07 pm
bermudaonion(Kathy) says...

Oh how I love a good memoir!

July 30, 2012
7:54 pm
Marybeth Anderson says...

This one looks great! I’ll look for it, as I’m now on my “food-reading”kick.

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