Published January 1935
by Books On Tape .
Written in English
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Life with father and mother Hardcover – January 1, by Clarence Day (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all 9 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — /5(4). In "Life with Mother", Day expands the wonderful stories about his parents. This book shares stories about the spunky woman who managed to create a happy home, in spite of having to cope with heliocentric husband. A delightful read from start to finish! One person found this helpful/5(16). The first three books included in this anthology are God and My Father (published in book form in ), Life with Father (), and Life with Mother (published posthumously in ). Day's memoirs of family life in turn-of-the-century New York give us a humorous and loving portrait of the times, and of the dynamics of the Day family/5(7). The perfect companion read/sequel to LIFE WITH FATHER this charming book reveals the trauma of growing up in s (and beyond) NY City. Clarence Jr, the eldest of 4 red-headed boys, bares his trials with his younger siblings, but readers mostly view the curious marital clashes and compromises of /5.
The only books that Father and Mother didn't like me to read were cheap sensational novels with yellow-paper covers, such as were sold at railroad news-stands. I had always obeyed them till now, but here were a lot of those very books right in the house, and here was I feeling for the first time in my life . A rich collection of stories about a father, mother and their 5 boys in Victorian America. The stories are actuAl memories told by the oldest son, which makes this book that much more special. It was made into a movie back in the 40's that is also very good, though the book is better. I highly recommend it, having read it many times over the years/5(58). Life with Father () See agents for this cast & crew. #N#Writing Credits. (memoir "Life with Father") #N#Donald Ogden Stewart. #N#Howard Lindsay. (from the original play by) and. (from the original play by) Cast (in credits order) verified as complete. Clarence Day - Father. Vinnie Day - Mother. #N#Elizabeth Taylor. Cora Cartwright. Directed by Michael Curtiz. With William Powell, Irene Dunne, Elizabeth Taylor, Edmund Gwenn. A financier from New York City rules his numerous family, consisting of his wife and his four sons, with the meticulousness of a bookkeeper/10(K).
The morning room of the Day house on Madison Avenue in the late s Life with Father is a play by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, adapted from a humorous autobiographical book of stories compiled in by Clarence premiered: Empire Theatre, New York City. A rich collection of stories about a father, mother and their 5 boys in Victorian America. The stories are actuAl memories told by the oldest son, which makes this book that much more special. It was made into a movie back in the 40's that is also very good, though the book is better. I highly recommend it, having read it many times over the s: Day died in December , just a few months after Life with Father was published. Life with Mother appeared posthumously. "A delightful book alive with energy and collisions and the running water of happiness." The New Republic4/5. This book is the companion to "Life with Mother" by the same author (or perhaps it's the other way around, I'm not exactly certain which was published first). Each chapter is an anecdote about the author's father, and the love is very evident.4/5().