The Erma Bombeck Collection: If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits?, Motherhood, and The Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank [NOOK Book]

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Three books of timeless wit and heart from celebrated humorist Erma Bombeck

If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits? is Erma Bombeck’s timelessly witty look at the hidden side of married life. Motherhood captures one of the toughest jobs on earth with humor and heart. And The Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank is Bombeck’s take on the unforgiving frontier of American suburbia.

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The Erma Bombeck Collection: If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits?, Motherhood, and The Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank

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Overview



Three books of timeless wit and heart from celebrated humorist Erma Bombeck

If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits? is Erma Bombeck’s timelessly witty look at the hidden side of married life. Motherhood captures one of the toughest jobs on earth with humor and heart. And The Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank is Bombeck’s take on the unforgiving frontier of American suburbia.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781480430594
  • Publisher: Open Road Media
  • Publication date: 5/21/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 392
  • Sales rank: 53,184
  • File size: 7 MB

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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.     


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 December 2, 2013

    Funny lady read her books

    I remember her books. She had such a funny ( I mean funny) way of looking at life in general. I loved her she died way to soon. Just think...how she would have coped with grands. The woman made me laugh so hard. Readin them all again.

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  • Posted October 2, 2013

    So many always describe Erma as timeless with good reason. The s

    So many always describe Erma as timeless with good reason. The same paperbacks I used to see laying around my house as a kid do make me chuckle now as a parent. I have yet to read all of this collection, but that's what's great about it. It's easy to come back to read a few pieces here and there as I wait, as most parents do, for kids, dentists, etc. I think this is a nice value for all three.

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