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Bombeck, Erma

Overview
Works: 171 works in 769 publications in 12 languages and 43,241 library holdings
Genres: Humor  Anecdotes  Biography  Caricatures and cartoons 
Roles: Author, Performer, Editor, Creator, Other
Classifications: PS3552.O59, 818.5407
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Motherhood, the second oldest profession by Erma Bombeck( Book )

44 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous description of motherhood from the supermom type to the mother who puts her children outside to play when the chill factor is 40 below
If life is a bowl of cherries, what am I doing in the pits? by Erma Bombeck( Book )

50 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humorous commentaries on American life in the 70's
Family : the ties that bind-- and gag! by Erma Bombeck( Book )

28 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an American family with love, perception, and irreverence
Forever, Erma : best-loved writing from America's favorite humorist by Erma Bombeck( Book )

34 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Erma Bombeck died this spring, she left a legacy that few writers could hope to achieve- more than 4,500 columns and twelve best-selling books that deeply touched millions of readers and fans
The grass is always greener over the septic tank by Erma Bombeck( Book )

28 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and held by 2,842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of humorous sketches that focus on contemporary suburban life
A marriage made in heaven-- or, too tired for an affair by Erma Bombeck( Book )

31 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 2,837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a humorous discussion of a forty-three-year-old marriage
Aunt Erma's cope book : how to get from Monday to Friday ... in 12 days by Erma Bombeck( Book )

19 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erma Bombeck offers her humorous insights on self-help manuals
All I know about animal behavior I learned in Loehmann's dressing room by Erma Bombeck( Book )

21 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in 6 languages and held by 2,588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author compares human and animal behaviors in a humorous way
I want to grow hair, I want to grow up, I want to go to Boise : children surviving cancer by Erma Bombeck( Book )

22 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 2,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells story about kids surviving cancer, sparkling with innocence and glistening with hope
I lost everything in the post-natal depression by Erma Bombeck( Book )

44 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nationally syndicated columnist humorously views marriage and motherhood in this collection of anecdotes
At wit's end by Erma Bombeck( Book )

48 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A perilous journey through the four seasons in a hectic household: snowballs in the freezer, the summer camp reject, failed diets, and flooded washing machines
"Just wait till you have children of your own!" by Erma Bombeck( Book )

19 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Humorous commentaries on various aspects of living with and raising children
Four of a kind : a treasury of favorite works by America's best-loved humorist by Erma Bombeck( Book )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and held by 1,033 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treasury of favorite works by America's best-loved humorist
The best of Bombeck by Erma Bombeck( Book )

11 editions published between 1967 and 1993 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treasury of works by America's favorite humorist
"Just wait till you have children of your own!" by Erma Bombeck( )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wise in the ways of teenagers, Bombeck celebrates both the joys and difficulties of watching children grow into adults
If life is a bowl of cherries, what am I doing in the pits? by Erma Bombeck( )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of heartwarming essays, the bestselling author ponders what it takes to survive the rigors of contemporary living
The grass is always greener over the septic tank by Erma Bombeck( )

10 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In The grass is always greener over the septic tank, Bombeck joins the station wagon train to the suburbs. In new lands like the Suburbian Gems subdivision, settlers from the city brave endless cul-de-sacs and overly helpful insurance salesmen. Picture windows bring new meaning to the term NEIGHBORLY. A poorly timed trip to the restroom results in a promotion to Girl Scout Cookie Captain. And brave parents fight epic battles to get sex out of the schools and back into the gutters"--Page 4 of cover
I lost everything in the post-natal depression by Erma Bombeck( )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Displaying spirited insight, Erma exposes threats to the most stable contemporary marriage. She reveals what happens when a wife puts a dent in "his" car, couples cook together, and a woman expects romance from her worn out husband
A marriage made in heaven--, or, Too tired for an affair by Erma Bombeck( Recording )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bombeck addresses the trials and joys of marriage through her amusing anecdotes
All I know about animal behavior I learned in Loehmann's dressing room by Erma Bombeck( Recording )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Erma Bombeck ... turns her talents to the animal kingdom: the behavioral patterns of the creatures in the wild and and couple in the duplex next door."
 
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All I know about animal behavior I learned in Loehmann's dressing room
Alternative Names
Bombeck, Erma

Bombeck, Erma Louise

Bombeck, Erma Louise Fiste 1927-

Erma Bombeck Amerikaans schrijfster (1927-1996)

Erma Bombeck écrivaine américaine

Erma Bombeck umorista e scrittrice statunitense

Erma Bombeck US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

Erma Bombek

Mrs. William Bombeck

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, 'I used everything you gave me'.

Έρμα Μπόμπεκ

Ерма Бомбек

Ерма Бомбек американська гумористка

Эрма Бомбек американская юмористка

ارما بومبک نویسنده آمریکایی

봄베크, 에르마

봄베크, 에마

ボンベック, アーマ

ボンベック, エルマ

Languages
English (358)

German (120)

Italian (18)

Chinese (13)

Czech (9)

Japanese (7)

French (4)

Hungarian (2)

Dutch (2)

Finnish (1)

Hebrew (1)

Korean (1)

Covers
If life is a bowl of cherries, what am I doing in the pits?Family : the ties that bind-- and gag!Forever, Erma : best-loved writing from America's favorite humoristThe grass is always greener over the septic tankA marriage made in heaven-- or, too tired for an affairAunt Erma's cope book : how to get from Monday to Friday ... in 12 daysAll I know about animal behavior I learned in Loehmann's dressing roomI lost everything in the post-natal depression