A Life in Letters: Ann Landers' Letters to Her Only Child

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Grand Central Publishing, Nov 3, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 672 pages
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America's most beloved columnist shares 40 years of advice through letters to her only child, published here for the first time. In this witty, wise, and intensely personal collection of letters to her daughter Margo, Ann Landers delivers her own unintentional memoir.

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User Review  - ausie7 - LibraryThing

At times it is slow and some details included don't make sense and seem unimportant. Good story showing the relationship between a mother and a daughter, it provides insight into the connection. Never was a page turner though. Seemed to always just be filler. Nothing substantion or worthwhile. Read full review


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Syndicated advice columnist Landers wrote regularly to her only child, Margo, starting with her daughter's first semester in college. These letters include advice, news about family and friends ... Read full review

About the author (2003)

After starting as a feature writer for the Chicago Tribune, Margo Howard began writing for publications such as the New Republic, the Nation, People, TV Guide, and Good Housekeeping. She returned to her familial roots when she became "Dear Prudence" at Slate. After 8 years she moved to Yahoo News as "Dear Margo." The column was syndicated in 200 newspapers and at wowowow.com. She lives in Cambridge, MA, with Mr. Right #4.

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