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The Egg and I
The Egg and I
Author: Betty MacDonald
The Egg and I, first published in 1945, is a humorous memoir by American author Betty MacDonald about her adventures and travails as a young wife on a chicken farm on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state. It was a blockbuster success as a novel, being reprinted on a nearly monthly basis for the next two years. — The book is based on...  more »
ISBN: 218584
Publication Date: 1945
Pages: 287
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Publisher: Lippincott
Book Type: Hardcover
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This book was also the basis for the popular movies about Ma and Pa Kettle, and I believe they also did a movie from the book itself. It is an entertaining book, and the descriptions are such that you feel you are right there in the middle of the tribulations.