Burb Appeal Too

Burb Appeal Too

by Tina Traster

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Burb Appeal Too by Tina Traster

Burb Appeal is a humorous collection of essays based on Tina Traster's newspaper columns about moving from the city to the suburbs. In these brief stories, Traster uses keen detail, humor and pathos to tell how she has embraced and navigated life in a rural suburb north of Manhattan. In these stories we meet nutty neighbors, bumbling town officials, new friends, a plethora of domestic and wild animals, and of course, her family.

I’ll Only Leave Manhattan in a Body Bag
Call of the Wild
Plowin’ Ahead
What's On Deck?
Monster Houses
My Space
You Goat Girl
Yikes, That’s News To Me
The Write Place
Points of View
Cool Justice
Give A Boy A Hoe
Helloooo, Can Anyone Hear Me?
Almost Purrfect
Driving Me Nuts
Back To The Land
C’mon Baby Light My Fire
Apples in Winter
This Newbie Is Here To Stay
Seven-Year Niche
Less Is More
Kitchen Stadium
Clutter Be Gone!
Rubble Trouble
Downsizing Our Taxes
Smokey the Bear is Frowning
It’s the Pits
Away They Go
Airing Dirty Laundry
Accidents Will Happen
Fresh Eggs Sold Here
Tool Time
Hill Of A Job
Bamboo-zling a Neighbor
Who Stole My Chicken?
Northern Exposure
Party Planning
All Fall Down
The Great Lake
A Match For Patch
Leaves & Bounds
Miracle, Grow
Feeling the Freeze
Unsolved Mysteries
Time to Spring Forward
Home Movie
Smell Test
Living Where the Wild Things Are
Shot Heard Round The World
The Time Of My Leaf
Surviving the Snow Daze
Another One Bites the Dust
Home is Where the History is

Traster's columns continue to appear regularly in The New York Post.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014444255
Publisher: Hen House Press
Publication date: 05/17/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 200
File size: 649 KB

About the Author

Tina Traster is the author of Burb Appeal Too, a collection of her columns as they appeared in her New York Post “Burb Appeal” column. Traster also writes The Great Divide blog for The Huffington Post. Her work has appeared in newspapers, magazines, literary journals and on NPR. Her essays have been anthologized in literary collections Living Lessons and Mammas and Pappas. Traster is writing a memoir about her adopted Russian daughter. Her work can be seen on her website www.tinatraster.com

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