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Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. (1911–2001)

Autor/a de Cheaper by the Dozen

18+ obres 6,089 Membres 101 Ressenyes 1 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Frank B. Gilbreth Jr., March 17, 1911 - February 18, 2001 Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. was born march 17, 1911 in Plainfield New Jersey to Frank B. Gilbreth Sr., an efficiency expert and Lillian M. Gilbreth, an educator. He was one of twelve children who grew up together in Montclair, NJ. He is, in fact mostra'n més known for the book he and his sister Ernestine Gilbreth Carey wrote together about that selfsame childhood, entitled Cheaper By the Dozen. He graduated from the University of Michigan where he was editor for the college paper, the Michigan Daily. After college, Gilbreth worked as a reporter for the New York Herald Tribune, the Associated Press in Raleigh, NC and then New York and finally ended up at the Post and Courier in Charleston, SC. He wrote the column "Doing the Charleston" from the late '40's till 1993, as well as the added duties of assistant publisher of the Post and Courier and vice president of Evening Post Publishing Company. Glibreth also wrote the Dictionary of Charlsetonese, a pamphlet which made fun of the Charleston accent. While Gilbreth was known for Cheaper By the Dozen, he also wrote it's sequel Belles on Their Toes, both of which were made into feature films. He has also written eight other books and was named to the South Carolina Academy of Authors in 1998. His column in the Courier and Post was one of the longest running columns in the United States. Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. died on Sunday, February 18, 2001 at the age of 89. mostra'n menys
Nota de desambiguació:

(eng) The popular works “Cheaper by the Dozen” and “Belles on Their Toes” were written by Frank B. Gilbreth, Jr. and his sister Ernestine Gilbreth Carey. Their father, Frank B. Gilbreth, Sr. was an author in his own right who wrote, alone or with his wife Lillian, a number of works in the field of Motion Study and Efficiency.

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Obres de Frank B. Gilbreth Jr.

Cheaper by the Dozen (1948) 4,711 exemplars
Belles on Their Toes (1950) — Autor — 1,155 exemplars
Time Out for Happiness (1971) 72 exemplars
Innside Nantucket (1954) 29 exemplars
I'm a Lucky Guy (1951) 19 exemplars
Cheaper by the Dozen: Dramatization (1950) — Autor — 17 exemplars
Of Whales and Women (1956) 11 exemplars
Loblolly (1959) 9 exemplars
He's my boy (1962) 9 exemplars
Held's Angels (1952) 7 exemplars
How To Be a Father (1958) 3 exemplars

Obres associades

The Young Folks' Shelf of Books, Volume 06: Harvest of Holidays (1900) — Col·laborador — 152 exemplars
The Best of Both Worlds: An Anthology of Stories for All Ages (1968) — Col·laborador — 25 exemplars
Belles on Their Toes [play] (1930) 14 exemplars
People in Fact and Fiction (1957) — Col·laborador — 2 exemplars

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Nom normalitzat
Gilbreth Jr., Frank B.
Nom oficial
Gilbreth, Frank Bunker, Jr.
Data de naixement
1911-03-17
Data de defunció
2001-02-18
Lloc d'enterrament
Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina
Gènere
male
Nacionalitat
USA
Lloc de naixement
Plainfield, New Jersey, USA
Lloc de defunció
Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Llocs de residència
Montclair, New Jersey, USA
Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Professions
journalist
Relacions
Carey, Ernestine Gilbreth (sister)
Gilbreth, Frank B., Sr. (father)
Gilbreth, Lillian (mother)
Organitzacions
The Charleston Post and Courier
Nota de desambiguació
The popular works “Cheaper by the Dozen” and “Belles on Their Toes” were written by Frank B. Gilbreth, Jr. and his sister Ernestine Gilbreth Carey. Their father, Frank B. Gilbreth, Sr. was an author in his own right who wrote, alone or with his wife Lillian, a number of works in the field of Motion Study and Efficiency.

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One of my favorite books of all time.
 
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blueskygreentrees | Hi ha 79 ressenyes més | Jul 30, 2023 |
A teacher read this to us in, probably, the fifth grade. I might have reread it later on my own. It might have been the first grown-up book I was exposed to.
 
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mykl-s | Hi ha 79 ressenyes més | Apr 23, 2023 |
This was just fun. I remember watching the old, old movie as a child, and the book had me laughing out loud just like the movie did.
 
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CarolHicksCase | Hi ha 79 ressenyes més | Mar 12, 2023 |

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Obres
18
També de
4
Membres
6,089
Popularitat
#4,045
Valoració
4.0
Ressenyes
101
ISBN
97
Llengües
7
Preferit
1

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