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1,003 Great Things about Being Jewish

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ISBN-10: 0740755293

ISBN-13: 9780740755293

Edition: 2006

Authors: Lisa Birnbach, Ann Hodgman, Polly Stone

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From the trio responsible for the successful 1,003 series-comes 1,003 Great Things About Being Jewish, the perfect humorous gift book to celebrate being Jewish. Just a sampling of the gems within: " They say Aunt Rose's matzo balls could sink a ship . . . in case you're interested in doing that. " Everyone knows that kosher hot dogs rule. " A Hanukkah bush is a lot easier to bring home than a Christmas tree. " Cool-looking blue and silver wrapping paper instead of red and green. " Where else does a 13-year-old get to say, "Today, I am a man"? " "The remarkable thing about my mother is that for 30 years, she served nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found. -Calvin…    
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Book details

List price: $9.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Publication date: 3/1/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 4.25" wide x 6.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Lisa Birnbach is an award-winning broadcaster and author. Lisa graduated from Brown University and went to work at The Village Voice, where she co-wrote the ''Scenes'' column. Birnbach accepted an offer from Workman Publishing to write a book on preppies. The book, The Official Preppy Handbook, became a bestseller and Lisa quickly became a media darling. Birbach began writing for such high-profile publications as Glamour, TV Guide, and Rolling Stone. She also went on a college lecture tour and put her vast knowledge of college life to use when she wrote Lisa Birnbach's College Book. Lisa went on to be a consultant on the classic film, Dead Poets Society. In the '90s, she began writing…    

Along with the original Beat This!, ANN HODGMAN is the author of Beat That! and One Bite Won’t Kill You. She has written more than forty children’s books, including, most recently, How to Die of Embarrassment Every Day. Hodgman has written articles for The New Yorker, the New York Times Magazine, the New York Times Book Review, the Atlantic Monthly, Food & Wine, Smithsonian, and just about all of the women’s and parenting magazines.

Ann Hodgman has written three cookbooks, most recently One Bite Won't Kill You. She has also written more than 40 children's books, and her essays have appeared in Best American Essays and Best Food Writing.Lisa Birnbach is a television commentator and the author of the wildly successful Official Preppy Handbook. She is a Parade magazine contributing editor and the mother of (at least) three children.Patricia Marx, a television screenwriter for such shows as Saturday Night Live, is the author of How to Regain Your Virginity and Meet My Staff.