Now, in her most autobiographical book, Erma Bombeck puts it all in loving and laughing perspective, as she looks back on her own -who's-counting marriage and the timeless passages that make the honorable estate of matrimony the highest-risk, highest-reward profession of all. A Marriage Made in Heaven. or Too Tired for an Affair is Erma's personal story as well as a resonant evocation of the decades that have shaped modern American matrimony - for better, for worse, and for laughs.
Erma Bombeck, one of the most popular newspaper columnists in the United States and the author of numerous bestselling books, died in San Francisco on Monday, April 22, 1996 from complications following a kidney transplant earlier in the month. Bombeck had been ill for some time. In 1992, after she underwent a mastectomy, her kidneys failed and she began dialysis at her home in Arizona.
A Marriage Made in Heaven book. Excerpts from the book: What Bill and I lo When I was a teenager I read several Erma Bombeck books that my mom had checked out of the library. They were hysterical. Even as a teenager, the honesty and humor of everyday life was not lost on me. My most recent book to read was A Marriage Made in Heaven: Or Too Tired for an Affair and was full of gems on getting married, wading through the waters of being a wife and a mother, joining the workforce, becoming super mom, and growing old with your mate
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A Marriage Made in Heaven. has been added to your Cart. ERMA BOMBECK is primarily known for her syndicated humor columns which appeared for over twenty years in newspapers throughout the US, to the delight of millions of housewives and mothers from more than one generation. Her many bestsellers include Motherhood: The Second Oldest Profession and When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It's Time to Go Home.
Now, in her most autobiographical book, Erma Bombeck puts it all in loving and laughing perspective, as she looks back on her own -who's-counting marriage.
And there are some unusually serious moments as well: the death, at age 33, of a close friend-the first intimation for Bombeck and her husband that life is finite and for real; a late-life and much- wanted pregnancy that ended in miscarriage; the pathos of reversing roles as the author cared for her aging, ailing mother; Bombeck's breast cancer and mastectomy
Now, in her most autobiographical book, Erma Bombeck puts it all in loving and laughing perspective, as she looks back on her own -who's-counting marriage. Genres: Comedy . Essays & Memoirs.