I'm a junior in high school in the Hudson Valley. All I've ever wanted to do is cook. It's a good thing too, because my mother is busy being a congresswoman, my dad mostly practices yoga, and my five little brothers are always hungry. I like being alone in the kitchen working my way through Julia Child's books. I've just met the eccentric Lucida Sans, who's in the drama club, and I have a feeling my solitary life is about to end.
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Elaine didn't like to talk about cooking with anyone but her father or her brothers, and she certainly was not willing to share her lifelong dream of becoming a chef and teacher with a near stranger [Lucida]. Elaine was ashamed of her dream because, as her mother had pointed out so many years ago, her ambition was of a domestic nature and had little to do with furthering the cause of gender equality or deconstructing traditional family roles. (p. 21)
--Both from Dear Julia by Amy Bronwen Zemser