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Synopsis:

When a writer turns cartoonist, but can't turn loose of her typewriter, On Getting Old for the First Time is the result. At least it was for best-selling author Peg Bracken, whose new book is illustrated (or decorated, her preferred word) with pictures of Emily — her wry but often-wistful heroine.

Millions of women are familiar with Bracken's The I Hate to Cook Book. Now Bracken takes on the interesting matter of getting old for the first time — a fascinating, universal project that all of us tackle, sooner or later.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781885221537
With:
Bracken, Emily
Author:
Bracken, Emily
Publisher:
Bookpartners, Inc.
Location:
Wilsonville, Ore. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Gerontology
Subject:
Aging
Subject:
Aged
Subject:
Wit and humor
Subject:
Aged -- Humor.
Subject:
Aging - General
Subject:
Older people
Series Volume:
v. 9, no. 4
Publication Date:
c1997
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
125 p.
Dimensions:
9.30x6.26x.61 in. .73 lbs.

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Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Narrative
History and Social Science » Sociology » Aging

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Product details 125 p. pages Bookpartners - English 9781885221537 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , When a writer turns cartoonist, but can't turn loose of her typewriter, On Getting Old for the First Time is the result. At least it was for best-selling author Peg Bracken, whose new book is illustrated (or decorated, her preferred word) with pictures of Emily — her wry but often-wistful heroine.

Millions of women are familiar with Bracken's The I Hate to Cook Book. Now Bracken takes on the interesting matter of getting old for the first time — a fascinating, universal project that all of us tackle, sooner or later.

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