Motherhood: The Second Oldest Profession [NOOK Book]

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A look at one of the toughest jobs on earth, from the woman who perfectly captures life’s humor and heart

Anyone who thinks motherhood is easy has never had children. To care for children, a husband, and oneself is a superhuman task, and any woman who appears to be expert at doing all three simultaneously is not Supermom—she’s a good actress.
 
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Overview


A look at one of the toughest jobs on earth, from the woman who perfectly captures life’s humor and heart

Anyone who thinks motherhood is easy has never had children. To care for children, a husband, and oneself is a superhuman task, and any woman who appears to be expert at doing all three simultaneously is not Supermom—she’s a good actress.
 
For three decades, Erma Bombeck chronicled motherhood’s daily frustrations and victories. In this classic anthology, she presents all sorts of mothers, and even a stay-at-home dad, on good days and bad. With hilarious anecdotes and deep compassion, she shows that there is no other profession that demands so much, and rewards so highly.
 
This ebook features an illustrated biography of Erma Bombeck including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author’s estate.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781453290088
  • Publisher: Open Road Media
  • Publication date: 1/15/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 177
  • Sales rank: 144,519
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author


Erma Bombeck (1927–1996) was one of the best-loved humorists of her day, known for her witty books and syndicated columns. In 1967, she published At Wit’s End, a collection of her favorite columns. Bombeck would go on to write eleven more books, including The Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank (1976), If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits? (1978), and Aunt Erma’s Cope Book (1979). Her books were perennial bestsellers, and helped bolster her reputation as one of the nation’s sharpest observers of domestic life. She continued writing her syndicated column until her death in 1996.     
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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 2, 2006

    A Classic for All Moms

    Realistic in the 'reality bites' sense and comedic in the stifle-that-maniacal-laughter sense. This is a must-read for all moms, moms-to-be, grandmoms, and dads who don't understand the neuroticism of their parental partners in crime. Something for everyone in here.

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