Texas Family Time Capsule

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Taylor Trade Publications, Jan 1, 2002 - Social Science - 240 pages
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At the end of the millenium, writer Ruth Pennebaker was in Texas, trying to keep her husband from blowing up their neighborhood every Fourth of July; rearing a daughter and son from early years into braces and backtalk; and finding out more than she wanted to know about breast cancer. Join this offbeat and funny writer for her views on America, Texas, and one particular and peculiar household.
 

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Contents

In a Family Way
1
Pregnancy and Motherhood Multiplication and Division
27
Marital Relationships
45
Men and Women Women and Men
63
Holidays Seasons and Other Special Occasions
79
Cultural Trends
99
My Favorite Governmental Bodies
123
Dont Mess with My State
135
Traveling Lightly
143
All Work
153
Too Damned Many Growth Experiences
167
Confessions
181
AgingBut Forget about the Gracefully Part
197
Moving on
207
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Ruth Pennebaker is quickly becoming a young adult favorite for her first two novels, "Don't Think Twice" and "Conditions of Love," "Don't Think Twice" was named both an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a "Quick Pick" for Reluctant Young Adult Readers. A regular contributor to the "Dallas Morning News," Ruth Pennebaker now lives with her husband and two teenaged children in Austin, Texas.

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