The Whole World Over

The Whole World Over When a piece of her coconut cake is served to the governor of New Mexico he woos Greenie Duquette a Greenwich Village pastry chef away from the life she knows to become his chef a change that sets i

  • Title: The Whole World Over
  • Author: Julia Glass
  • ISBN: 9780375422744
  • Page: 136
  • Format: Hardcover
  • When a piece of her coconut cake is served to the governor of New Mexico, he woos Greenie Duquette, a Greenwich Village pastry chef away from the life she knows to become his chef a change that sets in motion a period of adventure and upheaval not just for Greenie but for many others around her.From the author of the beloved novel Three Junes comes a rich and commandingWhen a piece of her coconut cake is served to the governor of New Mexico, he woos Greenie Duquette, a Greenwich Village pastry chef away from the life she knows to become his chef a change that sets in motion a period of adventure and upheaval not just for Greenie but for many others around her.From the author of the beloved novel Three Junes comes a rich and commanding story about the accidents, both grand and small, that determine our choices in love and marriage Greenie Duquette, openhearted yet stubborn, devotes most of her passionate attention to her Greenwich Village bakery and her four year old son, George Her husband, Alan, seems to have fallen into a midlife depression, while Walter, a traditional gay man who has become her closest professional ally, is nursing a broken heart.It is at Walter s restaurant that the visiting governor of New Mexico tastes Greenie s coconut cake and decides to woo her away from the city to be his chef For reasons both ambitious and desperate, she accepts and finds herself heading west without her husband This impulsive decision will change the course of several lives within and beyond Greenie s orbit Alan, alone in New York, must face down his demons Walter, eager for platonic distraction, takes in his teenage nephew Yet Walter cannot steer clear of love trouble, and despite his enforced solitude, Alan is still surrounded by women his powerful sister, an old flame, an

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