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Erma Bombeck: Life in Hu

4.03 of 5 stars 4.03  ·  rating details  ·  78 ratings  ·  7 reviews
A housewife turned beloved, nationally known humorist, Erma Bombeck first began focusing a wry critical eye on the American family back when June Cleaver, not Roseanne, was the accepted model for middle-class motherhood. For more than three decades, she charmed a nation with her sassy irreverence for long-held traditions, tempered by a delightful good humor...and, always d ...more
Paperback, 222 pages
Published March 1st 1998 by Avon (first published 1997)
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Lauren
Not particularly well-written, but it was interesting to read. I like knowing facts about her background and the contexts of her books. Now I think I'll read one of her actual books for my dose of Erma.
Wendy Thompson
A biography of Erma. Read her other books if you want her humor.
Marilyn
I think I've read all of Erma Bombeck's books at one time or another. This book brought it all together. For instance, I didn't know that Phil Donahue and she were once neighbors. This book also reiterated for me the fact that true writers can't be stopped. Erma wrote from her earliest years as a child to almost the day she died. What a great guy Bill is too!
Jenny
This book is interesting, but I think I would read some of her books first before reading her biography. I am a sucker for biographies, especially the ones on A&E. Good thing we don't have cable!
Herb
A really interesting and lovely account of one of our greatest humorists. I went away from this book thinking that I would have liked this lady personally. The author did a very fine job.
Sue T
A interesting, if somewhat superficial, look a the life of one of my all-time favorite writers.
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