Bless Your Heart, Tramp: And Other Southern Endearments (Paperback)
And Other Southern Endearments
St. Martin's Griffin, 9780312343422, 240pp.
Publication Date: May 30, 2006
From the wickedly hilarious pen of Southern humorist Celia Rivenbark comes a collection of essays that brings to mind Dave Barry (in high heels) or Jeff Foxworthy (in a prom dress).
Step into the wacky world of "womanless wedding" fund-raisers, in which Bubbas wear boas. Meet two sisters who fight rural boredom by washing Budweiser cans and cutting them into pieces to make clothing. Learn why the word "snow" sends any right-thinking Southerner careening to the Food Lion for extra loaves of bread and little else.
Humor columnist and slightly crazed belle-by-birth Celia Rivenbark tackles these and other lard-laden subjects in "Bless Your Heart, Tramp, "a hilarious look at Southern---and just plain human---foibles, up-close and personal.
So pour yourself a glass of sweet tea and curl up on the pie-azza with "Bless Your Heart, Tramp.
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Praise For Bless Your Heart, Tramp: And Other Southern Endearments…
"Bright, witty, and warm."
--St. Petersburg Times
"Hilarious---and right on the money."
--The Charlotte Observer
"Just when you think Erma Bombeck strip-mined the comedy out of motherhood, Rivenbark shows off some sparkling new gems."
--The State (Columbia , SC)