More on Julia Child than you ever wanted to know
July 9, 2009 at 12:00PM
In addition to having one of the better articles explaining the fall of AIG, Vanity Fair's August edition also has a refresher biography about the life of Julia Child, who's being portrayed by Meryl Streep in the upcoming Julie & Julia.Child's life has been well-documented by multiple biographers but she remains an enigma, which makes sense considering that she spent several years as a spy in the Office of Strategic Services. The article attempts to explain what Julia meant to America's cooks: America's First Lady is not always the president's wife, though she does
tend to be tall and tireless, and has in the past come from Wasp stock.