Don't Sing at the Table

Life Lessons from My Grandmothers

by Adriana Trigiani

Don't Sing at the Table

Paperback, 224 pages, HarperCollins, List Price: $13.99 | purchase

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Don't Sing at the Table
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Life Lessons from My Grandmothers
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A heartwarming, humorous book, culled from the advice of the author's two grandmothers, offers answers to the seminal questions in a woman's life, from getting married to saving money, from nurturing the soul to keeping calm in a crisis, from raising children to finding private comfort.

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