Bombeck, Erma Louise

Born: Feb 21, 1927 AD
Died: 1996 AD, at 69 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors, Columnist, Humorist

1927 - She was born in Dayton, Ohio, on the 21st of February.

1949 - She graduated from the University of Dayton with a degree in English.

         - She worked as a reporter for the Dayton Journal Herald.

1967 - She wrote humor collections "At Wit's End".

1971 - She wrote Just Wait Till You Have Children of Your Own".

1973 - "I Lost Everything in the Post-Natal Depression".

1976 - "The Grass is Always Greener over the Septic Tank".

1978 - "If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits?".

1979 - "Aunt Erma's Cope Book: How to Get from Monday to Friday in Twelve Days".

1983 - "Motherhood: The Second Oldest Profession".

         - "Erma Bombeck Giant Economy Size".

1984 - "Laugh Along with Erma Bombeck".

1987 - "Family: The Ties That Bind...and Gag!".

1989 - "I Want to Grow Hair, I Want to Grow Up, I Want to Go to Boise: Children Surviving Cancer".

1991 - "When You Look Like Your Passport Photo, It's Time to Go Home".

1971 - She moved to Paradise Valley, Arizona.

1975-1986 - She appeared semiweekly as commentator on television show "Good Morning America".

1996 - Bombeck died of polycystic kidney disease, on 22nd of April and was interred in the Woodland Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio.

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