Looking for Betty MacDonald

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Looking for Betty MacDonald
(from The Seattle Times)

By Michael Upchurch Special to The Seattle Times Looking for Betty MacDonald: The Egg, the Plague, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle and I by Paula Becker University of Washington Press, 221 pp., $29.95 Seattle writer Betty MacDonald (1907-1958) was a beloved best-selling humorist who wrote about her life with a biting sense of the absurd. But if she’d wanted to, she could have seen it as a dirge. Consider its ingredients: Her father died when she was 12. Her well-to-do family soon fell …

Sep 23, 2016

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