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Baker's Apprentice, the (2005) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

Wynter Morrison, first introduced in the bestselling Bread Alone, has found contentment in a life very different from anything she ever imagined: making bread on the night shift, learning the fine points of running a bakery, and exploring the possibilities of a relationship with Mac, her on-again, off-again love interest

But Mac's failure to deal with issues in his past creates friction, Wyn's soon-to-be-ex husband is turning their divorce into guerilla warfare, and she is reminded of how quickly life can reverse direction without warning.

Mac's abrupt departure is a shock, but conflicts at the bakery and her friend Tyler's tragic loss afford Wyn little time for brooding. Then letters from Mac begin to arrive, casual and distant at first, but gradually becoming more personal and revealing.

In his absence, Wyn finds she not only learns more about Mac but also about herself, as she becomes Tyler's mentor, passing on the wisdom and healing power of bread making. Her new self-awareness and resiliency will be tested when the Queen Street Bakery's existence is threatened, as well as when Mac returns and she must decide whether there is still a place for him in her life.

Original title: The Baker's Apprentice
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionWomen's Fiction
FictionGeneral FictionFood

Edition #1: Baker's Apprentice, the

Baker's Apprentice, the (2005)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "With recipes for breads and sweets stashed between descriptions of rising sourdough, Bread Alone will have you salivating and cheering." Glamour
  • "Engaging...A well-written, imaginative debut." Publishers Weekly
  • "A charmingly romantic first to read and meaningful to remember, no small feat." Booklist
  • "This is a romance, really, but one for bookish feminists, and a luscious read; it's pure escapism for those who don't want to think but can." The Observer (London)
  • "A warm-hearted novel of a woman coming to terms with the disintegration of her upmarket marriage and with her new life working in a bakery. The novel's prevailing tone is sassy, but it is never facile, often funny and conveys a convinving sense of the pain of being abandoned." Sunday Times (London)
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Baker's Apprentice, the (April 1, 2005)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: William Morrow
ISBN: 0060726172
Dimensions: 9.52 x 6.44 x 1.24
Pages: 384

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