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Cheaper by the Dozen

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ISBN-10: 0060594330

ISBN-13: 9780060594336

Edition: Movie Tie-In 

Authors: Frank B. Gilbreth, Ernestine Gilbreth Carey

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List price: $7.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/25/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 4.25" wide x 6.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

Frank B. Gilbreth Jr., March 17, 1911 - February 18, 2001 Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. was born march 17, 1911 in Plainfield New Jersey to Frank B. Gilbreth Sr., an efficiency expert and Lillian M. Gilbreth, an educator. He was one of twelve children who grew up together in Montclair, NJ. He is, in fact known for the book he and his sister Ernestine Gilbreth Carey wrote together about that selfsame childhood, entitled Cheaper By the Dozen. He graduated from the University of Michigan where he was editor for the college paper, the Michigan Daily. After college, Gilbreth worked as a reporter for the New York Herald Tribune, the Associated Press in Raleigh, NC and then New York and finally ended up…    

Ernestine Gilbreth Carey was born in 1908 in New York City and graduated as an English major from Smith College. In 1930, soon after graduation, she began fourteen years of New York City department store buying and management. Meanwhile, she married and had two children. A writer and lecturer, she has authored and coauthored seven books, including Belles on Their Toes (with Frank Gilbreth Jr.), Jumping jupiter , Rings Around Us , and Giddy Moment . In 1950 she was corecipient (with her brother) of the French International Humor Award for Cheaper by the Dozen . She lives in Reedley, California.