Family : The Ties That Bind and Gag (Paperback)

Author: Bombeck, Erma

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The well-known humorist takes a witty, compassionate, poignant, and nostalgic look at the small and large triumphs of American family life in the 80s *Author: Bombeck, Erma *Subtitle: The Ties That Bind and Gag *Publication Date: 1991/06/01 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 4.25 *Height: 7.00

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Publisher Random House
Mfg Part# 9780449215296
SKU 30070466
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0449215296
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 7H x 4.25L x 0.75T
Author Info
Erma Bombeck
Erma Louise Fiste began her career writing humor for her junior high school newspaper. Upon graduating, she was a copy girl for a newspaper in her hometown of Dayton, Ohio. She attended the University of Dayton, and then went on to become a reporter for the Dayton Journal-Herald and to marry William Bombeck, a sportswriter and later a high school principal. Bombeck raised three children and pursued such activities as oven-cleaning, bedsheet-laundering, and mediating sibling rivalries until she decided that that was not enough for her. In 1964, when her youngest child started school, Bombeck began writing columns for the Kettering-Oakwood Times at a $3 per column rate. She became a best-selling author who continued to produce humorous writings on motherhood and housework over a span of three decades. In 1992, Bombeck was stricken with breast cancer and had a mastectomy; soon after, her kidneys failed. She died of complications after a kidney transplant.
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"Ms. Bombeck's musings on family life are informed with hard-won wisdom and with love."
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Editors Note A cherished family reunion sets the stage of Erma Bombeck's predictably hilarious recollections of raising a family. Her conclusion: you can't live with them, you can't live without them...or can you...?
Editors Note 1 Bombeck discusses raising a family, a subject she brings up with more fun and feeling than anyone else around. Spouses, offspring, domestic guests and pets--Erma Bombeck sends up family life with typical Bombeck bravura!
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Book Format Pocketbook
Number of Pages 0288
Publisher Fawcett Books

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