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The I Hate to Housekeep Book. When and How…

The I Hate to Housekeep Book. When and How to Keep House Without Losing… (original 1958; edition 1962)

by Peg Bracken

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Title:The I Hate to Housekeep Book. When and How to Keep House Without Losing Your Mind
Authors:Peg Bracken
Info:Fawcett 1962 (1962), Paperback
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Tags:humor, household, DarkBlue5

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The I Hate to Housekeep Book by Peg Bracken (1958)


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I suspect I first bought this book because the illustrations were by the woman who drew Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle, which I loved in grade-school (and still do). How could I not get this book about housekeeping?
But, it was really good then, and holds up well now.
And, it's funny. ( )
  librisissimo | Dec 14, 2015 |
1st ed dw. ( )
  kitchengardenbooks | Nov 17, 2010 |
Dated advice, but written with Bracken's peerless humorous style. Illustrations by Hilary Knight add immeasurably to the book's appeal.
  Poppisima | Aug 15, 2007 |
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Dedicated, for many a good and sufficient reason, to Ruth Bracken, with love.
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Foreword: For a number of long years, through no fault of my own, I have been shin-deep in the business of giving advice on Housewifery.
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