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Par Erika Ritter. 2004
Writer Ritter has been observing men for as long as she can remember, and has come into direct or imaginary…contact with a fair few of them. Her alphabetical itinerary starts with Amigos and ends with Zealots, travelling via Dads, Heroes, Non-Committals, Outlaws, and many others. A collection of stories about good and bad relationships, family conflicts, love affairs, and Catholicism, which is part memoir, part comedy, and part inspirational handbook for the cynical. Some strong language and some descriptions of sex. 2004.
Par Jean Shepherd. 1972
Par Norman Mailer. 1975
Par Brittany Gibbons. 2017
A sartorial follow-up to her hilarious memoir in stories, Fat Girl Walking, Internet personality Brittany Gibbons once again deep dives…into the world of the plus-size woman, this time chronicling her love/hate (but mostly hate) relationship with fashion. 2017.
Par Christopher Hope. 1987
A group of South African exiles congregate at the Hottentot Room, a London club owned by Frau Katie, a Jewish…refugee from Nazi Germany. Frau Katie is dying and her daughter has plans for the club which terrify the members. A satire which draws parallels between Nazi Germany and contemporary South Africa. 1987.
Par Joy Behar. 2017
The outspoken star of The View hits the most unpopular president ever elected where it hurts in this alphabetical guide…to everything that's wrong with the "Orange One," Donald Trump. 2017.
Par Farley Mowat. 1957
Par Will Cuppy, Fred Feldkamp. 1984
Par Suzanne Schlosberg. 2004
Author Schlosberg, humiliated by being seated at the dreaded 'Singles Table' at weddings, embarked on a quest not necessarily for…'Mr. Right', but at least for 'Mr. Remote Possibility'. She tried everything from a Kenyan game park, Club Med, and a millennial New Year's Eve celebration in Jackpot, Nevada to feng shui, volunteering for Habitat for Humanity, and online dating. To celebrate her 1,001 days of celibacy, she set off for an arctic mountain-bike trip but wound up stranded in Russia, where, finally giving up hope, things began to change. Some descriptions of violence and some strong language. 2004.
Par Hugh Brewster, John Forbes. 1983
Par George Fetherling. 1988
These 200 anecdotes come from all parts of Canada, range in time from Champlain to Gretzky and cover such fields…as business, entertainment, sports, government, diplomacy, science, art and literature. 1988.
This book presents the many ways in which error has become ingrained in our government, science, medicine, and the arts,…how error has changed history, crept into our libraries, altered our thoughts, and affected our daily existence. 1984.
Par Neil Pasricha. 2011
Pasricha is back with a collection of hundreds more awesome things from his website, as well as never-before-seen extraordinary moments…that deserve celebration. Some include: when your windshield wipers match the beat of the song you're listening to, letting go of the gas pump perfectly so you end on a round number, and when a baby falls asleep on you. Bestseller. c2011.
Si la vie est un jardin de roses, qu'est-ce que je fais dans les patates? (Collection Bien lu partout)
Par Erma Bombeck, Daniel Seguin. 1979
Avec un humour délirant, l'auteur nous raconte la vie folle d'une mère de famille d'aujourd'hui aux prises avec tous les…problèmes de la maisonnée. 1979. Titre uniforme: If life is a bowl of cherries, what am I doing in the pits?
Par Alan Coren. 1981
Seventy-seven pieces by "Punch" editor-writer Coren. Includes a memoir about a Gatsby of the future; an alcoholic's letter to his…auntie; and a spoof of British ingenuity during the ice age. 1981.
Par Patrick F McManus. 2002
Thirty-six humorous sketches about adventures and mishaps while hunting, fishing, and camping in the great outdoors. In the title piece,…McManus entertains his granddaughter by recalling some childhood hijinks with a bear named Pooky who hibernated in his attic. 2002.
Par Jessica Dorfman Jones. 2008
Delivers proven tactics to help anyone cheat successfully through life. Shows how to creatively enhance a resume and beat a…drug or polygraph test. Also reveals how to file fabricated tax and insurance forms. Each of the 32 chapters introduces the scam, reveals its risks and rewards, and describes the time-tested techniques for pulling it off. 2008.
Par Josh Freed, Jon Kalina. 1983
Par Mary Bowring. 1976
Patients differ not only in species but in temperament. The author has learned a great deal about human as well…as animal nature in her role of receptionist and auxiliary nurse. 1976.
From Mounties to maple syrup, Rachel's school report (with comments from her brother Guy) answers questions like Why are cereal…boxes written in French and English? How did a beaver become the national icon? What is a loonie? Provides information on Canadian spelling and pronunciation; symbols; uniquely Canadian foods like pemmican and fiddleheads; and the differences between Canada and the United States. Grades 3-6. 2004.