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Anybody can do anything.

Betty MacDonald

Anybody can do anything.

by Betty MacDonald

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Published by H. Hammond in London .
Written in English


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  Anybody Can Do Anything by Betty MacDonald, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Anybody Can Do Anything recounts Betty's hilarious attempts to find work during the Great Depression, all with the help of her older sister Mary"--Cover page 4.

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Betty MacDonald's "Anybody Can Do Anything" recounts her experiences during the Great Depression, where she and her family survive with each other's support and especially with the help of her indomitable sister, Mary, who helps steer them through the rough times. Synopsis of Anybody Can Do Anything: “The best thing about the Depression was the way it reunited our family and gave my sister Mary a real opportunity to prove that anybody can do anything, especially Betty.”.


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Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle by: 3. Of all Betty MacDonald's comic memoirs, Anybody Can Do Anything is perhaps the most unfocused. The book takes on the years after those chronicled in The Egg and I, as MacDonald fled that unhappy marriage to make a life for herself in the bosom of her family with two young daughters in tow/5.

With the help of her older sister Mary, Anybody Can Do Anything recounts her failed, and often hilarious, attempts to find work during the Great Depression.4/4(2). Anybody Can Do Anything - Kindle edition by MacDonald, Betty.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Anybody Can Do Anything/5(39). “The best thing about the Depression was the way it reunited our family and gave my sister Mary a real opportunity to prove that anybody can do anything, especially Betty.” After surviving both the failed chicken farm - and marriage - immortalized in The Egg and I, Betty MacDonald returns to live with her mother.

It is one of a set of four books by Mrs MacDonald: THE EGG AND I, ANYBODY CAN DO ANYTHING, THE PLAGUE AND I, and ONIONS IN THE MacDonald's sister, Mary Bard, also wrote at least three books: THE DOCTOR WEARS THREE FACES, FORTY ODD and THE BEST YOU CAN BE (I am a little unsure of the last title).5/5(5).

With the help of her older sister Mary, Anybody Can Do Anything recounts her failed, and often hilarious, attempts to find work during "The best thing about the Depression was the way it reunited our family and gave my sister Mary a real opportunity to prove that anybody can do anything, especially Betty.".4/5(1).

Anybody Can Do Anything () is the third – after The Egg and I about chicken farming and The Plague and I about life in a TB hospital. This is the most general so far, and also my favourite of the four autobiographical books Macdonald wrote.

Anybody Can Do Anything by Betty MacDonald. Betty MacDonald returns us to her humorous world, this time during the Great Depression in Seattle. This book is set after her tales of the chicken farm (captured in The Egg and I) and covers her various job fiascoes before and after her stint in a tuberculosis sanatorium (as told in The Plague and I).

Laurels to the lady who can make laughter for others and capital for herself of what many might term miseries, whether they be the misadventures of chicken ranching- combined with marriage to the wrong man, a term in a TB sanitarium, or- as in this latest, job sampling in the depression, a charming mother whose ideas of finances were, to put it mildly, erratic, and a sister who could Author: Betty Macdonald.

Buy Anybody Can Do Anything New edition by MacDonald, Betty (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(52). Anybody Can Do Anything is a high-spirited, hilarious celebration of how "the warmth and loyalty and laughter of a big family" brightened their weathering of The Great Depression.

In Onions in the Stew, MacDonald is in unbuttonedly frolicsome form as she describes how, with husband and daughters, she set to work making a life on a rough-and-tumble island in Puget Sound, a ferry. Anybody Can Do Anything: Betty MacDonald: Books - Skip to main content.

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Ltd. in pp. Chapt. I - "Anybody Can Do Anything Especially Betty", Chapt. XVII - " Anybody Can Write Books".Red cloth covered boards have black text on spine only. fon in small script at top of front pastedown, spine ends rubbed. Anybody Can Do Anything is the third of Betty MacDonald's memoirs (and the second I've listened to), and it doesn't disappoint.

With the excellent narrator Heather Henderson returning, readers will be transported right into the arms -- or armpit -. Anybody Can Do Anything by MacDonald, Betty and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Anybody Can Do Anything by Macdonald, Betty - AbeBooks.

“The best thing about the Depression was the way it reunited our family and gave my sister Mary a real opportunity to prove that anybody can do anything, e. Anybody Can Do Anything () is the third – after The Egg and I about chicken farming and The Plague and I about life in a TB hospital.

This is the most general so far, and also my favourite of the four autobiographical books Macdonald wrote. It takes place during the Great Depression, where jobs are scarce and Betty is desperate. "The best thing about the Depression was the way it reunited our family and gave my sister Mary a real opportunity to prove that anybody can do anything, especially Betty." After surviving both the failed chicken farm - and marriage - immortalized in The Egg and I, Betty MacDonald returns to live with her mother and desperately searches to find 4/5(1).

Anybody can do Anything by Betty MacDonald and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Anybody Can Do Anything by Betty Macdonald, Used - AbeBooks Passion for books. Anybody Can Do Anything is a high-spirited, hilarious celebration of how “the warmth and loyalty and laughter of a big family” brightened their weathering of The Great Depression.

In Onions in the Stew, MacDonald is in unbuttonedly frolicsome form as she describes how, with husband and daughters, she set to work making a life on a rough-and-tumble island in Puget Sound, a ferry /5().Get this from a library!

Anybody can do anything. [Betty Bard MacDonald] -- Relates the joys and frustrations of life on a poultry farm in the mountains of Washington.With the help of her older sister Mary, Anybody Can Do Anything recounts her failed, and often hilarious, attempts to find work during the Great Depression.

About the Author Betty 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.