I Lost Everything in the Post-Natal Depression

I Lost Everything in the Post-Natal Depression

by Erma Bombeck

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Overview

A collection of mordantly hilarious and sharply-observed stories on motherhood from the bestselling author of Family—The Ties That Bind . . . And Gag!

Erma Bombeck has learned a few things about children and family over the years—and in a way that is uniquely and wonderfully her own, she shares everything she knows with her readers. Whether it's cleaning up after the kids and him, or expendable mothers-in-law, Erma Bombeck gets to the heart of the matter and makes us laugh through our tears.

Praise for I Lost Everything in the Post-Natal Depression
 
“A truly wise and funny woman; a laugh-till-you-cry book.”Library Journal
 
“The smiles never stop until the last chapter ends with a poignant insight into growing up and being a parent.”The Abilene Reporter-News

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780345467591
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/03/1995
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 647,066
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.25(d)

About the Author

Erma Bombeck was America's favorite humorist at the time of her death in 1996. Ten of her 13 books, including Forever, Erma, appeared on the New York Times bestseller list. She claimed her first fiction writing was the weather forecast in the Dayton Herald. Her favorite food was pasta, and her hobby was dust.

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I Lost Everything in the Post-Natal Depression 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Although I've enjoyed some of Bombeck's other books more than 'I Lost' I found this to be a fun book. It's certainly well worth reading. That is if you don't mind a heaping dose of life's lessons dressed up in side spliting story telling. Who among us can read Erma Bombeck without relating our own personal lives with hers? She just took life and made it humorous. Now, that's a trick. And a pretty neat little trick at that. I cried until I laughed, and then laughed until I cried.
Guest More than 1 year ago
We get too serious about life at times, and Erma helped us see the humor in every day living. She was such a funny lady. It's so much fun to read her books and laugh about the very things that would normally stress us. It's rewarding to know that other people stress over the very things that I do, and that they can laugh it off. I like reading books of humor every so often, just as a reminder that life doesn't have to be all stress and worry. I'm sorry that Erma isn't still with us to continue writing and bringing sunshine into our 'too serious' homes. She taught us to laugh at ourselves, and with one another.
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