Much Laughter, a Few Tears (Paperback)

Memoirs of a Woman's Friendship with Betty MacDonald and Her Family

By Blanche Caffiere

Trafford Publishing, 9781426966088, 159pp.

Publication Date: May 20, 2011

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Here are Blanche Caffiere's warm-hearted, humorous recollections of her friendship with Betty MacDonald, author of "The Egg and I" and the endearing "Mrs. Piggle Wiggle stories," and Betty's zany, loving family. With an astonishing eye and ear for detail - not to mention a near-perfect memory - Blanche Caffi ere takes us on a joyful ride through decades of friendship, from Roosevelt High School girlhood frolics to young motherhood and careers, from divorce and illness to the hardships of World War II. Whatever happiness and tribulation they experienced, Betty MacDonald and her family lived life to the fullest, and Blanche Caffiere has captured it all in "Much Laughter, A Few Tears.