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Middle Age Spread (For Better or For Worse #16)

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In her touchingly funny daily strip, Lynn Johnston gives her fans realistic characters who humorously deal with both the good and bad that life gives them. Every day, Johnston demonstrates--through hormonal children and parents who aren't always right--that life goes on For Better or For Worse. In Middle Age Spread, parents John and Elly have started to notice their own ag ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published August 1st 1998 by Andrews McMeel Publishing
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The other John
Apr 08, 2008 The other John rated it liked it
The focus of this For Better or For Worse collection seems to be the forces that pull upon the middle-aged. More and more we're called upon to aid our aging parents while our kids continue to come up with new challenges to hone our parenting skills. In the case of Elly Patterson, her mother is in failing health back in British Columbia, while her daughter April is threatening to amass a menagerie, daughter Elizabeth is being a teen-ager and son Michael tries to figure out what to do with his lif ...more
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Aug 05, 2014 Adrian Jackson rated it it was amazing
I've always thought of the Pattersons as the neighbors. I started reading the strip when I was a kid and was faithful to the end. I have the entire collection and I read it every few years. It's a classic!
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Jan 09, 2014 Kim rated it it was amazing
funny and charming and about lifes upset and down lows and all the inbetween I loved this book.
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I really liked it. I love the sarcastic undertone humor.
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May 06, 2011 Kyrie rated it it was amazing
Shelves: humor, comic
She still makes me laugh.
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Lynn Johnston CM OM is a Canadian cartoonist, well known for her comic strip For Better or For Worse, and was the first female cartoonist to win the Reuben Award.
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