With a wit as sharp as a vodka stinger and a heart as free as her spirit, Auntie Mame burst onto the literary scene in and today remains one of the. In , a US editor finally saw the potential of Patrick Dennis’s Auntie Mame, a comic Depression-era novel about a year-old orphan and. Editorial Reviews. Review. “As extravagantly full of gags, slapstick comedy, and general Around the World With Auntie Mame – Kindle edition by Patrick Dennis. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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You cannot keep this crazy bitch down! Ina US editor finally saw the potential of Patrick Dennis’s Auntie Mamea comic Depression-era novel about a year-old orphan and his irreverent, madcap Manhattan aunt. Ci si domanda auntje zia Mame sia realmente esistita: But Lucy is NO Roz Every page sparkles with wit, style andthough Mame would cringe at the thoughthigh moral purpose. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Write a customer review. He expected to sell 5, copies “at best”, but La Repubblica ran a rave review and there were sales of 3, copies a day.

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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The circumstances of the adventures are ridiculous. Please try again later. In screenwriter Annie Mumolo told Vanity Fair that she name working on a “modern-day” adaptation of the novel as a film with Tilda Swinton as Mame.


He had one sister, Barbara, later Mrs.

Since then, Mame has taken her rightful place in the pantheon of Great and Important People as the world’s most beloved, madcap, devastatingly sophisticated, and glamorous aunt. So I ended up getting the sequel and this one for giggles and grin!

I never even mmae through the whole thing.

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I will definitely have to find those movies to watch now!! Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. I was scanning the shelves with my eyes looking for a name of the author to guesstimate where to stop and the spine of the second in the series Around the World with Auntie Mame jumped out at me.

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Lei ed io non siamo proprio fatti per patric. A natural end to this leg of the story. When I found the book, I decided to read it. Mame’s life was not always portrayed realistically, but it was fun to read nonetheless.

Sadly, I really wanted to like this little retro tale of a strong, fun-loving woman and the child she’s forced to rear in a non-traditional manner. Sadly, I did not. Life with Father Classic bestseller.

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Please try again later. Mame takes her young charge firmly in hand by deserting all forms of traditional parenting and teaching him how to live in style. I’m glad I did. He led a double life as a conventional husband and father, and as a bisexual[2] [5] [6] in later life becoming a well-known participant in Greenwich Village ‘s gay scene.


Edward Everett Tanner III spent the last years of his life as a butler, in spite of having been one of the most popular novelists of the s and s. The Life and Times of Paul Muni I was shocked at how true both movies were to the book I never even got through the whole thing. That’s what happens when publishers insist on “improving” an author’s work.

I can’t remember the first time I stumbled across Auntie Mame. The Broadway production of Auntie Mamestarring Rosalind Russelland the highly successful screen adaptation that followed, inspired Jerry Herman ‘s musical Mamewith Angela Lansbury in the lead.

Product details File Size: It isn’t a straight, linear story – instead it’s eleven chapters cover various episodes over the course of Patrick’s life as he grows up with his rather unconventional aunt.

The book is often described as having been inspired by Dennis’ real-life eccentric aunt, Marion Tanner, [2] whose life and outlook mirrored those of Mame, but Dennis himself denied the connection.

Perhaps a little more actually! Auntie Mame is incorrigible.