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Tembi Locke-From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily and Finding Home

Episode Summary

On this episode, I speak with Tembi Locke, actor and author of the debut novel, From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily and Finding Home. The novel is a beautifully told story of a cross-cultural love story set mostly in Sicily that deals with themes of family, food, loss, multiculturalism, motherhood and forgiveness. During our conversation, Tembi shares the inspiration for writing the book, her work as an advocate for family caregivers, raising a multiracial child, and how food, love and family helped her heal after the loss of her husband from cancer.

Episode Notes

On this episode, I speak with Tembi Locke, actor and author of the debut novel, From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily and Finding Home. The novel is a beautifully told story of a cross-cultural love story set mostly in Sicily that deals with themes of family, food, loss, multiculturalism,
motherhood and forgiveness.

During our conversation, Tembi shares the inspiration for writing the book, her work as an advocate for family caregivers, raising a multiracial child, and how food, love and family helped her heal after the loss of her husband from cancer.

To learn more about Tembi Locke, please visit her website TembiLocke.com.

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