Encyclopedia of An Ordinary Life
Volume OneBook - 2005
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I first met Amy Krouse Rosenthal while scrolling through social media. I tucked away her article “You May Want to Marry My Husband” for later, not yet realizing there wasn’t a later to be had. In fact, many people first met Amy through that New York Times article which was published on March 3rd of 2017. That was ten days before Amy died of ovarian cancer. She had written it as a love letter t... (more)
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Ep 07: Amy Krouse Rosenthal was the author of the viral essay "You May Want to Marry My Husband." She passed away shortly after the essay was published, and the same brilliant wit and gorgeous insights are present in this "Encyclopedia" chronicling her life.
LPL_PolliK Apr 14, 2017
I found this book immediately after Amy Krouse Rosenthal passed away, and it broke my heart wide open that we had lost such a person. Amy was luminous and ordinary, all at once, and we are lucky that in addition to over 30 children's books, she wrote two memoirs, this being the first. What I foun... Read More »
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