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“Why are all the Americans mad as a box of frogs?” David asked as he drove from the Dublin International Airport to my hotel. “I don’t understand all the vitriol. The waste of time is biscuits to a … [Read More...] about The Wisdom of Irish Taxi Drivers and Bartenders
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Ambrose faces the frights, frustrations, and fancies of aging in this refreshingly honest and laugh-out-loud funny survival guide for middle-aged women. Infusing her prose with sarcastic dark humor, the author offers homespun recommendations on dating and sex, raising adult children, and the physical effects of aging—all with brazen cheer.
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“Ambrose’s memoir/how-to-survive-aging guidebook reads like a mashup of Erma Bombeck and Nicole Hollander’s Sylvia comic strip…The originality is in Ambrose’s unique life story… I feel I have encountered her material in books by Bombeck or Nora Ephron.”~The Critic Report
The joys and perils of midlife are equally celebrated in this very funny book, whose author laughs her way through a wide variety of topics—from growing up in an age when women were expected to fill a very narrow role to fighting for career successes in the male-dominated corporate world. Ambrose recalls raising kids, growing older, and staying passionate about life.