Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Uncle Al's Geezer Salad: A Mixed Bag of Reports on Overlong Repair Projects, Smart Remarks from Dogs, and a Whole Lot of One Man's Decline Into Mental Cottage Cheese” as Want to Read:
Uncle Al's Geezer Salad: A Mixed Bag of Reports on Overlong Repair Projects, Smart Remarks from Dogs, and a Whole Lot of One Man's Decline Into Mental Cottage Cheese
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Uncle Al's Geezer Salad: A Mixed Bag of Reports on Overlong Repair Projects, Smart Remarks from Dogs, and a Whole Lot of One Man's Decline Into Mental Cottage Cheese

4.1  ·  Rating Details ·  10 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
For close to twenty years, Al Sicherman wrote a hugely popular column in the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Here he offers an assortment of those delightfully entertaining reports: The solution to the mystery of underwear in the gutter; tales of household and automotive repairs gone horribly wrong; peculiar insights into the world of finance; observations on ?increasing geezeri ...more
Paperback, 305 pages
Published October 1st 2007 by Syren Book Company
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Uncle Al's Geezer Salad, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Uncle Al's Geezer Salad

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-16)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Beth
Dec 12, 2007 Beth rated it really liked it
Shelves: funnylight
Uncle Al is hilarious! I read his columns in the Mpls. Star Tribune on and off over the years. This book contains some of his best. It needed a little copyediting, and the publisher ought to have included the dates for each (one can often tell by some of the references at least what era--late 80s, last couple of years, etc.--each is, but the actual date would have been nice), but otherwise a fun read.
Julia
Nov 25, 2007 Julia rated it it was amazing
Before blogging, there was Uncle Al Sicherman in the Minneapolis paper. Weekly, for 18 or so years, we were all enchanted by tales of lost funnels, car repairs, Little Debbie Nutty bars, dogs and daily life. I was saddened by the loss of his son Joe as a college freshman, having just learned I was pregnant with my first. It's been great to go back and laugh out loud, from a slightly older perspective, at Uncle Al's alarmingly normal life and descent, as he says "into mental cottage cheese". Ther ...more
Julie
Julie rated it really liked it
Feb 20, 2015
Barb
Barb rated it really liked it
Feb 11, 2009
Kathy Perschmann
Kathy Perschmann rated it really liked it
Jul 08, 2008
Ben
Ben rated it really liked it
Aug 14, 2014
Meril
Meril rated it liked it
Nov 05, 2015
Joshua
Joshua rated it really liked it
May 26, 2009
Gini
Gini rated it it was amazing
Mar 30, 2015
Julie
Julie rated it really liked it
Jul 07, 2008
annebeth
annebeth marked it as to-read
Sep 11, 2007
Shana
Shana marked it as to-read
Nov 26, 2007
Louvaine
Louvaine marked it as to-read
Jun 17, 2010
Outbck844
Outbck844 marked it as to-read
Sep 14, 2010
Susan
Susan added it
Jan 23, 2011
Justin
Justin marked it as to-read
Sep 13, 2011
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book