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Why don't you write my eulogy now so I can correct it? : a mother's suggestions / Patricia Marx ; illustrated by Roz Chast.

Marx, Patricia (Patricia A.), author. (Author). Chast, Roz, illustrator. (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Breckenridge Public Library 818.602 MAR (Text) 33500013075841 New Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library 818.602 MAR (Text) 33500013071725 New Available -
Hallock Public Library 818.602 MAR (Text) 35500006153736 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250301963
  • ISBN: 1250301963
  • Physical Description: xxiii, 81 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Celadon Books, [2019]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "The rules, guidelines, principles, precepts, decrees, no-no's, yes-yes's, and arbitrary judgments of Patty's mother."--Back cover.
A gift collection of witty one-liners by the New Yorker writer and first woman elected to the Harvard Lampoon celebrates the universal advice of her mother and is accompanied by full-color illustrations by a New Yorker staff cartoonist. Illustrations.
Author Notes

Patricia Marx has been contributing to The New Yorker since 1989. She is a former writer for “Saturday Night Live” and “Rugrats,” and is the author of several books, including Let's Be Less Stupid, Him Her Him Again The End of Him, and Starting from Happy. Marx was the first woman elected to the Harvard Lampoon. She has taught screenwriting and humor writing at Princeton, New York University, and Stonybrook University. She was the recipient of a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship.

Roz Chast has loved to draw cartoons since she was a child growing up in Brooklyn. She attended Rhode Island School of Design, majoring in Painting because it seemed more artistic. However, soon after graduating, she reverted to type and began drawing cartoons once again. She is the author of Going into Town: A Love Letter to New York and Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

Subject: Mothers > Humor.
HUMOR > Topic > Marriage & Family.

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