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Home Sweat Home: A For Better or For Worse Collection

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Lynn Johnston is cartooning's reigning master at combining gags with continuity. Her ongoing story of the Patterson family has been one of the most beloved strips for years." -Atlanta Constitution

For Better or For Worse appears in more than 2,000 newspapers in over 20 countries, and is translated into eight languages.

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Overview

Lynn Johnston is cartooning's reigning master at combining gags with continuity. Her ongoing story of the Patterson family has been one of the most beloved strips for years." -Atlanta Constitution

For Better or For Worse appears in more than 2,000 newspapers in over 20 countries, and is translated into eight languages.

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Lynn Johnston's For Better or For Worse is the world's most popular family strip in which characters have evolved through age and experience, rather than remaining frozen in time.

In Home Sweat Home, moves are afoot aplenty. John and Elly downsize to a new home and Mike and Deanna buy the family homestead to raise their children as a new generation fills the Patterson legacy. Romantic moves abound, too, as Elizabeth has her heart broken only to have it won back by Anthony. April turns sixteen and will soon by driving-which is driving her parents crazy.

* In September 2007, Johnston made an unprecedented move for a cartoonist; she introduced a new format by using current plot lines as a jumping-off point to revisit past storylines that complement the new ones.

Author's web site: http://www.fborfw.com/index.php

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780740770968
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/1/2008
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 436,554
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Lynn Johnston was born in Collingwood, Ontario, and grew up in British Columbia. Today, she lives in Corbeil, Ontario. Johnston is the first woman to receive a Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year from the National Cartoonists Society in 1986. She has also received the Order of Canada and claims a star on Canada's Walk of Fame.

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