[Reading] ➷ If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries—What Am I Doing in the Pits? By Erma Bombeck – Dolove.info

If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries—What Am I Doing in the Pits? The HilariousNew York Times Bestseller Erma Bombeck S Take On Marriage And Family Life Is Fun From Cover To Cover Hartford CourantEver Since She Was A Child, Erma Bombeck Has Been An Expert Worrier, And Married Life Has Only Honed That Skill She Gets Anxious About Running Out Of Ball Bearings About Snakes Sneaking In Through The Pipes About Making Meaningful Conversation On New Year S Eve Married Life, She Realizes, Is An Unpredictable Saga Even When You Know Exactly How Loud Your Husband Snores Every Night And She Wouldn T Have It Any Other Way In This Crisp Collection Of Essays, Bombeck Shows Off The Irresistible Style That Made Her One Of America S Favorite Humorists For Than Three Decades When She Sharpens Her Wit, No Family Member Is Sacred And No Self Help Fad Is Safe


About the Author: Erma Bombeck

Erma Louise Bombeck, born Erma Fiste, was an American humorist who achieved great popularity for a newspaper column that depicted suburban home life humorously, in the second half of the 20th century.For 31 years since 1965, Erma Bombeck published 4,000 newspaper articles Already in the 1970s, her witty columns were read, twice weekly, by thirty million readers of 900 newspapers of USA and



10 thoughts on “If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries—What Am I Doing in the Pits?

  1. says:

    I first heard of Erma Bombeck when I was 13 My mom had gone to the doctor and came home with the news she was pregnant I was the baby up until then so you can imagine her shock My dad, being funny, brought home a pillow that said, It s A Crying Shame, and a book by Erma Bo


  2. says:

    It was nice to take a trip back to the seventies with Erma Bombeck I believe I enjoyed the nostalgia of it as much as Bombeck s humor Being the first book I ve read by her, I didn t realize that she could be inspirationally serious at times such as in the last chapter I liked her o


  3. says:

    When I was a little girl staying with my grandparents, after my cousins went home and there was no playing Payday or that weird soccer game where your fingers are the players legs, I would need to read I was a very nerdy child My options were the Bible, Sidney Sheldon, or this book Obvious


  4. says:

    Erma always makes me smile She makes life seem so normal and found the humor in all situations Betty Macdonald wrote similarly in her delightful memoirs I need these women when times get tough.


  5. says:

    Do you like standup comedy This book reads like one.It is a collection of humourous stories without chronological order or any order whatsoever about family life from the perspective of an overworked, overstressed mum Some stories are better than the others, but they are all really funny, I laughed out loud


  6. says:

    Okay, I admit to being an Erma fan I inherited several of her paperbacks when a friend of mine moved over seas and left several boxes of her books with me I remembered reading this one as a teen, but it always seemed like something my mom would be interested in However, for satirical insight on the middle class femal


  7. says:

    Even though this book was written in the 70 s it is still relevant for me today From the snoring husband, the overly dependent kids, the housework never ending, and of course the totally wrong fads and fashion Pantsuit that doesn t look good on anyone unless your 2 , this book had me laughing and saying at least I m not the o


  8. says:

    Loved Erma BombeckMy mother and I to this day can quote her verbatim She s provided us hours of entertainment It was like losing a family member when she passed RIP Erma, I m sure you ve got them laughing somewhere else


  9. says:

    I found this in a stack of books someone gave me for the book shop Have always enjoyed Bombeck and this was no different I may have read this before but still had a good time with it.


  10. says:

    I remember reading this book a long time ago, probably in college Having reread the book, I m not sure I was able to full appreciate the book back then Now, reading it as a wife and mother, I loved it Even though Ms Bombeck wrote this back in the 70s, I found that about 90% of it is still relevant today Husbands still snore, kids and families still dri


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