It's all relative [electronic resource] : Two Families, Three Dogs, 34 Holidays, and 50 Boxes of Wine (A Memoir). Wade Rouse.
- ISBN: 9780307718723 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2011.
|Summary, etc.:|| How come the only thing my family tree ever grows is nuts?" Wade Rouse attempts to answer that question in his blisteringly funny new memoir by looking at the yearly celebrations that unite us all and bring out the very best and worst in our nearest and dearest. Family is truly the only gift that keeps on giving--namely, the gifts of dysfunction and eccentricity--and Wade Rouse's family has been especially charitable: His chatty yet loving mother dresses her sonas a Ubangi tribesman, in blackface, for Halloween in the rural Ozarks; his unconventional engineer ofa father buries his children's Easter eggs; his marvelouslyMartha Stewart--esque partner believes Barbie is his baby; his garage-sale obsessed set of in-laws areconvinced they can earn more than Warren Buffett by selling their broken lamps and Nehru jackets; hismutt Marge speaks her own language; and his oddball collection of relatives includes a tipsy Santa Clauswith an...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Crown, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2185 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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