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This Damn House: My Subcontract With America

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When your dream house turns out to be a nightmare, the only thing you can do is laugh. That's the tack Margo Kaufman and her husband Duke took when they attempted to remodel their ninety-year-old Venice, California, bungalow. A humorous chronicle of their costly trek through renovation land, This Damn House! tells of contractors, subcontractors, and sub-subcontractors; tho ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published August 11th 1997 by Dell (first published 1996)
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Rebecca
Feb 11, 2010 rated it it was amazing
I love this book and reread it everything we plan on doing the home improvement thing.

Not only are Kaufman's descriptions of her house remodel hilarious, the tales she tells about Venice beach are truely side splitting.
Mary  Mendoza
Mar 16, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: humor
Wealthy woman and her husband remodel their California beachfront house. Very funny in parts.
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Apr 22, 2008 rated it it was amazing
She is a great author love her writing style
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