A marriage made in heaven-- or, too tired for an affair

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Wheeler Pub., Dec 1, 1993 - Fiction - 209 pages
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In this lovingly hilarious look at her 44-years-and-counting marriage to a man she wouldn't trade for anything in the world -- who would finish her sentences? -- Erma Bombeck offers observations as only she can, on: The true test of compatibility: buying a house that "needs work" Surviving parenthood, and the nest that won't stay empty How times of struggle are a piece of cake compared to handling success Elevating guilt to a sacrament What to do with a man who saves instruction manuals; thinks a fishing license makes a great anniversary gift; and, thanks to the remote control, has never seen a television commercial Frazzled mothers wondering who they have to sleep with to get fired from the job Facing maternity, mortality, and metamorphosis together This entertaining portrait of an American marriage is Erma Bombeck at her most intimate, and her funniest.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Bombeck (When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It's Time to Go Home, 1991, etc.) is in top form here, detonating snappy one- liners throughout this account of her 40-plus years of marriage. And ... Read full review

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User Review  - ratastrophe - LibraryThing

In her trademark way, Erma Bombeck deftly combines both humor and poignancy into an autobiographical story of her married life. Read full review


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Erma Bombeck was Americas favorite humorist at the time of her death in 1996. Beloved for her wry yet warm look at family life, Erma touched millions through her newspaper column, books, and appearances. Ten of her 13 books, including Forever, Erma, appeared on the New York Times Best-Seller List. Known primarily for her columns, she was also a member of the original team on ABCs Good Morning America. From 1979 until her death, her name appeared annually on the list of the 25 Most Influential Women in America as compiled by The World Almanac. She always said her favorite food was pasta and her hobby was dust.

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