How to pronounce Alex Prud'Homme: proo-dom
In 1985, Alex left for a 3-month trip to India and Nepal, he wanted to apply for an architecture school or law school after his return from the trip, only that didn't happen. He didn't come back to US for about two years. In these years he was working around the world, Australia, Japan, Paris. After he returned to US, he pursued his writing career.
He is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, and other publications and is the author of The Cell Game and the coauthor (with Michael Cherkasky) of Forewarned.
In 2009, My Life in France, which Alex wrote with Julia Child (his aunt), was used as inspiration for half of the film "Julie & Julia".
For the next two books he went in a different direction, and wrote The Ripple Effect: The Fate of Fresh Water in the Twenty-First Century, published in 2011, and Hydrofracking: What Everyone Needs to Know, published in 2013. Currently he is working on a new book about Julia Child in the 1970s, with the working title The French Chef in America, to be published in the Spring of 2016.
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