The most trusted woman in America shares her wisdom and sage advice in this collection of treasured columns spanning her forty-year career.
Millions read Ann Landers every day, and her columns have become a national treasure. Her sagacity, charm, and sensibility provide not only comfort, but entertainment of the most satisfying kind. Her clippings are posted on bulletin boards at work and taped to refrigerator doors at home, and serve as the topic for innumerable table-time discussions.
Now, in Wake Up and Smell the Coffee!, her first collection in over a decade, Ann Landers reprises the counsel and anecdotes that have made her the most popular columnist in the United States. Her timeless yet amazingly contemporary questions and answers are of immeasurable help.
Wake Up and Smell the Coffee! includes the most-loved essays and aphorisms that make Ann Landers's columns so heartwarming and memorable. With this new book, her fans can finally have a beautifully designed compilation of their favorite Ann Landers selections -- and hers, as well.
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According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Ann Landers is the most widely syndicated columnist in the world. She lives in Chicago and has a daughter, three grandchildren, arid three great-grandchildren.From Booklist:
Dear Ann Landers: What's a reviewer to do? With so many books to read, and so many books for libraries to consider buying, do we really want to spend time looking over a compilation of your old columns? There's not exactly anything here to review (although the book's organization isn't great). On the other hand, once you start reading these letters from infidels, addicts, in-law haters, nuts, nerds, and people who want to know the right way to roll toilet paper, it's awfully hard to stop. Kind of like eating candy. Shall I keep reading your book, or move on to something more substantial, like the new Oxford Book of Religion? All Booked Up (aka Ilene Cooper).
Dear Booked: Kwityerbitchin, it could be worse. You could be reading a compilation of letters written to my sister, Abigail Van Buren. Of course libraries will want this book, it has answers, aphorisms, and those heartwarming lists and poems your mother keeps on the refrigerator. By the way, the toilet-paper issue is still up for grabs. Ilene Cooper
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Book Description Random House Large Print, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0679758879
Book Description Random House Large Print, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110679758879