The egg and I. by Betty MacDonald

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .

Written in English

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Originally published, 1945.

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Open LibraryOL19845631M

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The Egg and I is narrated by Heather Henderson and she performed the story so well that I thought Betty MacDonald herself was sitting in my living room telling the story. Henderson’s voice is soothing and hypnotic and took an already great book to an utterly outstanding book!Cited by: The Egg and I A memoir, book # 1, by Betty MacDonald, to (First publishedabout pages and semi-autobiographical) OVERVIEW: Betty McDonald's first book about her adventures as a young wife on a chicken farm on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State /5.

Michael Korda For all the allegedly gloomy moments, The Egg and I is an astoundingly light-hearted book. The MacDonalds, one gathers, had both youth and gumption on their side, to say nothing of an abounding humor that bounced them over the direst crises/5(19).

“For all the allegedly gloomy moments, The Egg and I is an astoundingly light-hearted book. The MacDonalds, one gathers, had both youth and gumption on their side, to say nothing of an abounding humor that bounced them over the direst crises. - New York Times. A classic book first published inThe Egg and I tells the story of life for Betty and her husband when they buy a chicken farm in a remote.

Directed by Chester Erskine. With Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Marjorie Main, Louise Allbritton. On their wedding night, Bob reveals to Betty that he has purchased an abandoned chicken farm.

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About the Author A longtime resident of Washington State, Betty MacDonald () authored four humorous, autobiographical bestsellers and several children's books, including the popular Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle /5(). Based on the humorous autobiographical book by Betty McDonald, The Egg & I casts Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray as Manhattan-dwelling newlyweds.5/5(2).

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Free shipping for many products. "The Egg and I" was her first and most well known best-seller. It is a hilarious although highly fictionalized account of her life on a chicken farm with her first husband, and she was indeed an early feminist in that, in HER time, it was not considered acceptable for women to express their dislike of the lives their husbands expected them to lead.

Betty Bard MacDonald ( - ), the best-selling author of The Egg and I and the classic Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle children's books, burst onto the literary scene shortly after the end of World War II.

Readers embraced her memoir of her years as a young bride operating a chicken ranch on Washington's Olympic Peninsula, and The Egg and I sold its first million copies in less than a year.

A beloved literary treasure for more than half a century, Betty MacDonald's The Egg and I is a heartwarming and uproarious account of adventure and survival on an American frontier.

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Starting with “The Egg and I,” published inMacDonald wrote three other books based on her life, plus the Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle series for children.

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