The McWilliams Family, Pasadena, 1922

The McWilliams Family, Pasadena, 1922

This is probably the last time that Julia Child ever found common ground with her father, John McWilliams. Father and daughter perpetuated a love-hate relationship that lasted throughout their lives, which unfolds dramatically in Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child, published on August 8 to coincide with the 100th anniversary of Julia’s birth. Father-daughter relationships are dicey to begin with, but – this divisive?