THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER |
OVER THE SEPTIC TANK
Hardback book with Dust Jacket by Erma Bombeck
Copyright © 1972, 1973, 1975, 1976 by Erma Bombeck
Chapter One. Station Wagons ... Ho!
Staking Out a Claim
Lot No. 15436 ... Where Are You?
The Original Settlers
The Telephone Representative
The Insurance Salesman
The Antique Dealer
Chapter Two. Major Battles Fought in the Suburbs
Finding the Builder Who Built the House (1945-1954)
The Second-Car Ten-Day War
Getting Sex Out of the Schools and Back into the Gutter Where It Belongs
Saving the Recession from a Depression
The Picture Window
The Suburban Lawn
Barbie and Ken
Chapter Three. The Great Plastic Rush
"You Will Come to My Home Party"
Chapter Four. Hazards of Suburban Living
The Car Pool Crouch
The Neighborhood Nomad
The Elusive Washer Repairman
Trick or Treat ... Sweetheart
The Identity Crisis
Chapter Five. The Heartbreak of Psuburbaniasis
The Seven-Inch Plague
The Suburban Myth
Hosting a Famine
Chapter Six. Ya Got Trouble
Chapter Seven. It Comes with the Territory
The Pampered Dog
The Garage Sale
Chapter Eight. Law and Order
The Ten Most Unwanted Women In the Shopping-Center Parking Lot
Who's Watching the Vacant House? Everyone
Suburbian Gems Police Blotter
Chapter Nine. Put Your Winnebagos into a Circle and Fight
Chapter Ten. Super Mom!
Chapter Eleven. The Volunteer Brigade
"I Am Your Playground Supervisor"
Wanda Wentworth, Schoolbus Driver
Ralph Corlis, The Coach Who Played to Lose
Confessions of an Officer in the Girl Scout Cookie Corps
Chapter Twelve. "By God, We're Going to Be a Close-Knit Family
if I Have to Chain You to the Bed!"
The Frozen Kiosk
Starving to Death at the Spiritual Family Feast
Chapter Thirteen. Postscript to Suburbian Gems
The book is in pretty good condition, but the dust jacket is worn and torn with several pieces torn off the inside flaps and it is yellowed along the edges and inside.
There is a name and address written on the first blank page from the previous owner.
There are some aging spots on the top edge of the pages, mostly visible from the side view.
No torn or ripped pages.