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A Curmudgeon's Garden of Love

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From the author of The Portable Curmudgeon comes 1,000 irreverent quotations, anecdotes, and interviews on romance, sex, and love's myriad delusions.
Paperback, 224 pages
Published January 30th 1991 by Plume (first published 1989)
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Anna
May 18, 2011 Anna rated it liked it
I love how they've rewritten the history in this book.
Some of the quotes and stories in this book are funny - but maybe all read at once it gives a bit of an overdose.
I loved their history rewritten in the beginning of the book, and saved maybe 20 or so quotes for later use. Some of the ones I loved:
* Marriage is a wonderful institution. But who would want to live in an institution?
* Zsa Zsa Gabor is an excellent housekeeper. Every time she divorces, she keeps the house. ~ Henny Youngman
* Peopl
...more
Jamie Rosen
Jun 03, 2012 Jamie Rosen marked it as abandoned
Couldn't get past the misogyny of the first couple of interviews. Overall, I think the interview segments are a misstep in both the Curmudgeon books I've tried.
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Dec 29, 2014 Nenna rated it really liked it
Shelves: own, romance, humor
Funny and cynical as hell. Something to be enjoyed round the dinner table.
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Jon Winokur (b. Aug. 5, 1947) is an American writer and editor. Born in Detroit, the son of Martin M. and Elinor Winokur, he attended Temple University (BA, 1970) and the University of West Los Angeles (JD, 1980).
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