All I Know about Animal Behavior I Learned in Loehmann's Dressing Room

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Wheeler Pub., 1995 - Fiction - 175 pages
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The inimitable Erma Bombeck, whose unbroken record of New York Times bestsellers and who nationally syndicated column have made her one of America's favourite writers, turns her insightful trademark sense of humor on the surprising similarities between the animal world and ourselves. Some species have more fun, fewer teeth or longer tails, but compare your experience with humankind against ... the garter snake transvertite ... the barn swallow who can't make a commitment ... the lion who mates 86 times a day ... and you'll see, as Erma does, the gap is closing daily!

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All I know about animal behavior I learned in Loehmann's dressing room

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Bombeck carries on in the best tradition of Bombeck with her latest collection of short, humorous, piercingly accurate looks at the human condition. This time around, she leads off each essay with an ... Read full review

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What a good book! Erma is is WITTY! I bookmarked many of the pages. I'm now on the lookout for more of her books!


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Known for her realistic, humorous books, Erma Harris Bombeck wrote about ordinary, everyday events and problems. As a dedicated mother, she used her experiences raising children as a rich and vital source of her material. Her sense of humor and her appreciation for life made her successful in print, radio, and TV. Bombeck was born in 1927. In 1949, she began her career as a reporter for the Journal Herald in Dayton, Ohio. From 1975 to 1986, Bombeck appeared as a biweekly commentator on the Good Morning America television show. Bombeck's book titles give an indication of her style of humor: A Marriage Made in Heaven, or Too Tired for an Affair; I Lost Everything in the Postnatal Depression; and If Life is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits? Her book, When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It's Time To Go Home was a bestseller. Bombeck was repeatedly named one of the 25 Most Influential Women in America by the World Almanac. Her books were frequently on nonfiction bestseller lists. Bombeck died after surgery in April 1996. She and her husband Bill Bombeck had been married for 47 years and had three children.

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