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Mama Lama Ding Dong - A Mother's Tale from the Trenches

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Twenty years ago, a mother named Erma Bombeck brought the suburban family out of the closet -- dirty laundry and all. Her candid, hilarious accounts of family life became more than mere books; they became a philosophy. Meet Ayun Halliday, a new generation's urban Bombeck. Creator of the underground parenting magazine The East Village Inky, Halliday's words and drawings det ...more
ebook, 300 pages
Published December 19th 2006 by Snowbooks (first published 2006)
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An improvisational theatre performer and fully-fledged arty hippie type, Ayun is the epitome of laid-back motherhood. Her relaxed attitude to germs, mess and stress is very refreshing! In this memoir (her fifth, but the first to be published in the UK), she talks about her unique approach to motherhood, her life before and after children- and some rather intimate details of

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I was born in Indianapolis, Indiana and came of age at the height of the preppy craze. For some unfathomable reason, my grandparents had a subscription to The New Yorker and every week, I’d paw through it daydreaming about a glamorous future where I’d be a celebrated stage actress living in sin with some hot, devoted trumpet player in a Greenwich Village loft with a skyline view that I’ve since le ...more
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