Wasn't the grass greener?: a curmudgeon's fond memories
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New York : Harcourt Brace, [1999].
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Book
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1st ed.
ISBN:
0151004420
Physical Desc:
xiv, 235 pages ; 21 cm.
Status:
SSCL Bud Adult Nonfiction
973.92 HOL
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Liquor cabinets, suntans, clotheslines, childhood, world wars, pianos . . . What do these things have in common? They are all headed the way of the dinosaurs. Children are opting out of childhood, liquor cabinets and pianos have vanished from homes, and unimpressive mini wars are the norm. In Wasn't the Grass Greener?, Barbara Holland shares her sentiments on this deplorable but inevitable outcome, as she moans and groans, wistfully remembers, and sarcastically decries the state of the world today. With a style reminiscent of E.B. White and a wit like Erma Bombeck's, Barbara Holland's short, sharp, and all-original essays are laugh-out-loud funny, whether or not you share her memories. An engaging reminder of the past, Wasn't the Grass Greener? is a straight-up collection of a curmudgeon's complaints with a shot of nostalgia on the side.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Holland, B. (1999). Wasn't the grass greener?: a curmudgeon's fond memories. New York: Harcourt Brace.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Holland, Barbara. 1999. Wasn't the Grass Greener?: A Curmudgeon's Fond Memories. New York: Harcourt Brace.

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Holland, Barbara, Wasn't the Grass Greener?: A Curmudgeon's Fond Memories. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1999.

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Holland, Barbara. Wasn't the Grass Greener?: A Curmudgeon's Fond Memories. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1999. Print.

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