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The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson
The Family Fang

spechtfamily, January 1, 2012

A quirky and unexpected read, I found that I could not put this book down. It is a rare find, a book that is original in thought and well written.
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My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell
My Family and Other Animals

spechtfamily, May 3, 2011

Several years ago Masterpiece Theater portrayed this book on television. It was hilarious, one of more memorable PSB series I have seen.
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My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell
My Family and Other Animals

spechtfamily, May 3, 2011

Several years ago Masterpiece Theater portrayed this book on television. It was hilarious, one of more memorable PSB series I have seen.
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Dead End Gene Pool: A Memoir by Wendy Burden
Dead End Gene Pool: A Memoir

spechtfamily, January 1, 2011

The author has a wickedly droll sense of humor. Raised in one of the most aristocratic families of America by relatives who were barely able to function on a daily basis, the author chronicles her very dysfunctional childhood. I read "The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie" immediately after and was struck by how much the character Flavia and the author had in common. It is a wonder that Wendy Burden survived to tell her story, which is well-written with lots of black humor.
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