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Just a Simple Wedding: A For Better or For Worse Collection (For Better or for Worse Collections) Paperback – March 17, 2009

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About the Author

Lynn Johnston was born in Collingwood, Ontario, and grew up in British Columbia. Today, she lives in Corbeil, Ontario. Johnston is the first woman to receive a Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year from the National Cartoonists Society in 1986. She has also received the Order of Canada and claims a star on Canada's Walk of Fame.

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Product Details

  • Series: For Better or for Worse Collections
  • Paperback: 120 pages
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing (March 17, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0740780972
  • ISBN-13: 978-0740780974
  • Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.4 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.9 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #845,441 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Lynn Johnston lives in Corbeil, Ontario, Canada. She was the first woman to win the National Cartoonists Society's Reuben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year in 1985. In the summer of 2008, she was inducted into the "Giants of the North," the Canadian Cartoonists Hall of Fame.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Aislinge Kellogg on April 25, 2009
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I will miss the release of new books yearly updating me on Michael, Liz and April Patterson and of course Elly and John. They have been a part of my life since "Keep the Home Fries Burning" and I was able to find all the books going back. While I've never wanted children I learned about all the aspects - positive and negative, easy and hard, fun and trying - about the process.

Lynn Johnston has brought love, life and dealing with it all to the rest of us with fun, charm, tears, laughter and everything in between. I loved this book but it breaks my heart that it is the last one. But I have the whole collection to read anytime and I will reread all of them the rest of my days.

Thank you, Lynn. You have made the world a much more magic place.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Hale & Hardy on November 16, 2010
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A marvelous little book that is a great wake up call to all those contemplating getting married, or thinking of planning a wedding. Lynn Johnston is a wonderful artist and humorous writer with an eye for details and a sense of humor, even under stress. Makes a great engagement present for the happy couple in your life.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Roger Farnham on December 18, 2009
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This is the last collection of the "old" For Better or For Worse strips. After these appeared Lynn Johnston "restarted" the strip by basically going back in time and making all the characters young again. These are the strips that tell how Elizabeth got married and the last one gives a synopsis of what happened next. This is a nice collection and any one who has gone through the hassles that the average wedding causes will get a chuckle. I highly recommend this book.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By C. Morgan on May 7, 2009
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I've been a fan of "For Better or For Worse" for decades and this latest book is a good example of Lynn Johnston's every day family life that is simple and yet loving and compelling. This is the way that the story should end and I'm glad that she chose to end it this way.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Mollie M. O'meara on May 15, 2009
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I've been very fond of the For Better or For Worse comics for years. I feel that Lynne Johnston has written and drawn slices of real life into
the comic strip, and that her characters are people we know in our own
lives. This last collection did not disappoint.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Michelle Drak on April 20, 2009
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I have every collection Lynn as put out. And continue to read FBOFW as she changed the format and "re-cycles" the story. This book is a great tribute to the "end" of the strip. Definately worth adding to collection.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Jennifer J. Hoey on August 27, 2009
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A wedding is never simple, as the Patterson's can attest! Come join the Patterson's for this life-changing event, and the finale to a beloved comic! For better or for worse, we know the Patterson's will live on!
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By Loralie Wilson on June 5, 2014
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Excellent transaction. Excellent condition. Perfect all around. A great item at a fantastic price. Words cannot describe my experience on Amazon as of late. The item bought was in excellent condition and served its purpose well. Nothing can compare and have nothing ill to say of it, nor do I have anything else to mention that needs concern. Highly recommend for anyone who shops on the internet! Amazon is always the best!
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