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True confections ; or, How my family arranged my marriage a novel by Sondra Gotlieb

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Published by Musson Book Co. in Don Mills, Ont .

Written in English

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  • Family -- Fiction,
  • Married people -- Fiction

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Statementby Sondra Gotlieb.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.G683 Tr, PR9199.3.G645 Tr
The Physical Object
Pagination187 p. ;
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4476462M
ISBN 100773700382
LC Control Number79304088

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It’s so awkward yet exciting because when I was young I would’ve never thought he would be my future husband. Eventually, my worst nightmare came true—I fell in love, and the man of my dreams was from the wrong caste.

When I met him, I was still meeting boys for an arranged marriage. Take chocolate candy, add a family business at war with itself, and stir with an outsider’s perspective.

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Take chocolate candy, add a family business at war with itself, and stir with an outsider's perspective. This is the recipe for True Confections, the irresistible new novel by Katharine Weber, a writer whose work has won accolades from Iris Murdoch, Madeleine L'Engle, Wally Lamb, and Kate Atkinson, to name a few.

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Alice Tatnall Ziplinsky’s marriage into the. Take chocolate candy, add a family business at war with itself, and stir with an outsider’s perspective.

This is the recipe for True Confections, the irresistible new novel by Katharine Weber, a writer whose work has won accolades from Iris Murdoch, Madeleine L’Engle, Wally Lamb, and Kate Atkinson, to name a few.

Alice Tatnall Ziplinsky’s marriage into the Ziplinsky family has not been. The Memory of All That is Katharine Weber’s memoir of her extraordinary family. Her maternal grandmother, Kay Swift, was known both for her own music (she was the first woman to compose the score to a hit Broadway show, Fine and Dandy) and for her ten-year romance with George love affair began during Swift’s marriage to James Paul Warburg, the multitalented /5(19).

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AWARDS, HONORS: Leacock Medal for Humour,for True Confections, or How My Family Arranged My Marriage. WRITINGS: The Gourmet's Canada (cookbook), New Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), Cross-Country Cooking: Favorite Ethnic Recipes from across the Continent, Hancock House Publishers (Seattle, WA), In this debut memoir, novelist Weber (True Confections,etc.) tells the story of her colorful family and the scandalous—but monumentally transformative—love affair between her grandmother, Kay Swift and George Gershwin.“Growing up, I missed George Gershwin without ever knowing him, because two people I loved, my mother and grandmother, loved him and missed him,” writes the author.

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Alice Tatnall Ziplinsky's marriage into the Ziplinsky family has not been. Katharine Weber’s comic fifth novel, True Confections, is a wry, sly, and sassy tale told by a gossipy and wisecracking narrator who is unreliable and proud of book opens with an affidavit, in which Alice Tatnell Ziplinsky of New Haven, Connecticut swears the matters, facts and things she describes are “true and correct to the best of my knowledge.”.

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The true meaning and purpose of marriage has become clouded over the last 40 years. This confusion has influenced why and whether young people marry. While we understand marriage as a sacrament, it’s critical we learn to use non-religious language to explain it to our children and friends in ways that properly convey its truth and beauty.

Sweet and sour tales of life in a New England candy factory. Perhaps Weber wanted to embrace the same premise—intricate oral history of a doomed manufacturing plant, laced with family drama—that underpinned her previous novel (Triangle,etc.).While similarly amorphous and rambling, this lighter text adds enough satiric bite to make it slightly more palatable.

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The parents (my parents age) were all arranged marriages, and as far as the friends my age, it was about a 50/50 split in terms of who married in an arranged way. These friends were all highly educated, professional, progressive minded people.

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