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Cathy is for every bright thinking woman who takes 300 pounds of luggage on a two-day business trip…keeps a six-pack of candy in her briefcase…declares her independence, and then begs her mother to hem her dress-for-success outfit…and copes with modern relationships by buying more shoes.
"Cathy makes us laugh at the truth and at ourselves." --Working Woman Magazine
"A new-age female with old-fashioned roots, who calls the shots but still calls home." --Success Magazine
Cathy's unique insights into the traumas and triumphs of life have earned her a place in newspapers and on the desks, refrigerators, and bulletin boards of millions of readers. Creator Cathy Guisewite says she owes her success to "hope, candy, and a willingness to embarrass myself."
Cathy has been woman's best friend in matters of love, food, and shopping, although maybe not always in that order! Here is a collection for the frazzled modern woman who is forever plagued by the innate love of chocolate, and who is constantly in search of at least a semi-decent romance in the midst of career demands and parents who always have advice.
Cathy like a longtime friend who shares the same fears and frustrations as most women: the frightening sight of too-tight swimsuits in a dressing room mirror, the relentless call of the refrigerator, and men who are never quite right. This gift book features one of Cathy's most popular subjects: Work. This is a cartoon soul mate. Readers will find comfort, solace, and lots of laughs.
"I guess if anything I've ever written could cause them to one day remove the fluorescent lights from the swimwear department, then I've lived a full life." --Cathy Guisewite in Biography magazine
Cathy is like a longtime friend who shares the same fears and frustrations as most women: the frightening sight of too-tight swimsuits in a dressing room mirror, the relentless call of the refrigerator, and men who are never quite right.
This gift book is based on one of Cathy's most popular subjects: Food. Cathy is a cartoon soul mate, who stresses over the four basic guilt group. Readers will find comfort, solace, and lots of laughs.
$14 in the Bank and a $200 Face in My Purse gives a delightfully funny yet honest look at the single career woman's life. Cathy, the character who has given a voice to the anxieties and triumphs of modern women, is a must-read in newspapers worldwide. In this collection, Cathy has broken up with long-time beau Irving. She keeps busy binging on chocolate and fighting deadline pressures at the office—but Cathy's not too busy to explore modern methods of meeting men: by fax and through bachelor auctions. When her dog Electra gets depressed, the canine psychologist prescribes a visit with Irving to pep up the pup. Imagine Cathy's surprise when Irving reappears thirty pounds overweight. And her dismay and resentment over the next few weeks as the weight melts off him effortlessly.
Bad perms, bad dates, fights with the insurance company, shopping, and mother all take their toll in $14 in the Bank and a $200 Face in My Purse. Cathy has a uniquely funny way of coping with life, and her millions of fans count on Cathy to put their shared experiences in a humorous light.
With fatherhood looming, I kept seeing that six-year-old version of myself drawing comics in his bedroom, and I thought how crushed he would be to find out that I had given up on our dream. . . . So, three months after my daughter was born, I submitted Cow and Boy." -Mark Leiknes, creator of Cow and Boy Evocative of a boy and his pet beagle, or a precocious six-year-old and his imaginary pet tiger, Cow and Boy isn't afraid to tackle the complex relationship that exists between a boy and his cow.More Cow and BoyTo balance yin, there is yang. To complement day, we have night. There are just some things in life that harmonize with one another and Mark Leiknes's Cow and Boy creation definitely benefits from the paradox of its two central characters, namely one towheaded boy named Billy and his trusty bell-ringing sidekick Cow, who move through life's adventures with a refined balance of curiosity, meaning, pathos, and humor. From inspired games of chess to grassy afternoon talks of reincarnation to lakeside swimming-hole ponderings that make room for a game of charades, Cow and Boy thoughtfully explores a different species of friendship in the funny pages.