Cheaper by the Dozen

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Price
$16.99  $15.80
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
Pages
224
Dimensions
5.3 X 8.14 X 0.52 inches | 0.37 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780060084608

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About the Author

Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. was born in 1911 in Plainfield, New Jersey, and graduated from the University of Michigan. He became a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy during World War II and received a Bronze Star and Air Medal. In 1947, he joined the staff of what is now the Post and Courier in Charleston, South Carolina. A columnist and reporter, he authored and coauthored several books, including Belles on Their Toes (with Ernestine Gilbreth Carey), How to Be a Father, and Time Out for Happiness. In 1950, he was corecipient (with his sister) of the French International Humor Award for Cheaper by the Dozen. He died in 2001.

Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. was born in 1911 in Plainfield, New Jersey, and graduated from the University of Michigan. He became a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy during World War II and received a Bronze Star and Air Medal. In 1947, he joined the staff of what is now the Post and Courier in Charleston, South Carolina. A columnist and reporter, he authored and coauthored several books, including Belles on Their Toes (with Ernestine Gilbreth Carey), How to Be a Father, and Time Out for Happiness. In 1950, he was corecipient (with his sister) of the French International Humor Award for Cheaper by the Dozen. He died in 2001.

Reviews

"Always entertaining, occasionally hilarious, occasionally touching.... Sound Americana."--Saturday Review of Literature
"Gay and lighthearted...One of the most amusing books."--Chicago Sun-Times
"Instructive, funny, and very readable."--School Library Journal