Wasn't the Grass Greener? : a Curmudgeon's Fond Memories

By: Holland, Barbara

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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.

Title: Wasn't the Grass Greener? : a Curmudgeon's Fond Memories

Author Name: Holland, Barbara

Categories: United States, History,

Publisher: Harcourt: 1999

ISBN Number: 0151004420

ISBN Number 13: 9780151004423

Binding: Hardcover

Seller ID: 109