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Betty Bard MacDonald (1908–1958)

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Betty Bard MacDonald was born on March 26, 1908 in Boulder Colorado. She is an author who specilaizes in humorous autobiographical tales such as in her book The Egg and I. This title brought her notority in 1945. It quickly became a bestseller. It was based on her life on the Chimacum Valley mostra'n més chicken farm. The book introduces the characters of Ma and Pa Kettle who were also featured in the film version. The characters were so popular that nine more film were made featuring them. MacDonald went on to publish three other semi- autobiographical books: Anybody Can Do Anything, The Plague and I and Onions in the Stew. She also wrote the Mrs. Piggle Wiggle series of children's books and another children's book, entitled Nancy and Plum. A posthumous collection of her writings, entitled Who Me?, was later released. Betty Bard MacDonald died in Seattle of uterine cancer on February 7, 1958. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys

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This has a not dated well. The first few pages had some extraordinarily racist observations about First Nations Americans. Ugh.
 
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PrueGallagher | Hi ha 40 ressenyes més | Mar 28, 2024 |
Hardback without dust jacket COLOR: Blue like tweed CONDITION: The book is without a dust jacket. SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) The book is about the humorous life on a wilderness chicken ranch. The book was made into a movie.The Egg and I is a humorous memoir by American author Betty MacDonald about her adventures and travels as a young wife on a chicken farm in the US state of Washington. The book is based on the author's experiences as a newlywed trying to acclimate to and operate a small chicken farm with her husband, Robert Heskett, from 1927 to 1931.… (més)
 
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RedeemedRareBooks | Hi ha 40 ressenyes més | Mar 24, 2024 |
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle is back with special cures for the not truthful, the pet forgetter, the fraidy-cat, the destructive child, and the child who continually says, "I can't find it".
 
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PlumfieldCH | Hi ha 14 ressenyes més | Mar 13, 2024 |

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