Cathy Guisewite


Born
in Dayton, Ohio, The United States
September 05, 1950

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Cathy Lee Guisewite is the cartoonist who created the comic strip Cathy in 1976. Her main cartoon character (Cathy) is a career woman faced with the issues and challenges of work, relationships, her mother and food, or as Guisewite herself put it in one of her strips, "The four basic guilt groups."

Guisewite was born in Dayton, Ohio and grew up in Midland, Michigan. She attended the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor where she was a member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority. Guisewite received her bachelor's degree in English in 1972. She also holds seven honorary degrees.

In 1993, Guisewite received the Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year from the National Cartoonists Society. In 1987, she received an Emmy for Outstanding Ani
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Average rating: 3.87 · 1,376 ratings · 100 reviews · 79 distinct works
Wake Me Up When I'm a Size 5

3.91 avg rating — 82 ratings — published 1985 — 2 editions
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The Wedding of Cathy and Ir...

4.11 avg rating — 71 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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Thin Thighs in Thirty Years...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 72 ratings — published 1986 — 2 editions
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Men Should Come with Instru...

3.85 avg rating — 72 ratings — published 1984 — 2 editions
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Revelations from a 45-Pound...

3.96 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 1993 — 2 editions
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My Granddaughter Has Fleas!...

3.89 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 1989 — 2 editions
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A Hand to Hold, an Opinion ...

3.86 avg rating — 63 ratings — published 1987 — 2 editions
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A Mouthful of Breath Mints ...

3.92 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 1983 — 2 editions
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Abs of Steel, Buns of Cinna...

3.84 avg rating — 57 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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Cathy Twentieth Anniversary...

4.04 avg rating — 51 ratings — published 1996 — 2 editions
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Commiserations Like Mother, Like Daughter Confessions To My Mother Shop Till You Drop, Then Si...
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“When life gives you lemons, squirt someone in the eye.”
Cathy Guiswite

“Each of us wages a private battle each day between the grand fantasies we have for ourselves and what actually happens.”
Cathy Guisewite

“Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups.”
Cathy Guisewite

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