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Caroline Francke ¸ 8 review

Ever that the few friends idea is out Then trouble really begins The guest list grows larger each day a caterer is called in florists furniture movers and dressmakers take over and the Banks household is soon caught in turmoil. This is a laugh out loud book One of my favorites

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Father of the Bride

Ther The Father of PDF or groom to be Buckley Dunstan appears on the scene and Mr Banks realizes that the engagement is serious Buckley and Kay don't want a big wedding just a simple affair with a few friends We soon learn how. This book is thoroughly entertaining and I loved every page If you have only seen the movies give this book a read While it was written in 1949 I am sure that much of it still rings true toda

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Mr Banks learns that one of the young men he has seen occasionally about the house is about to become his son in law Daughter Kay announces the engagement out of nowhere Mrs Banks and her sons are happy but Mr Banks is in a di. I ve never seen the 1949 movie version of this story but love the Steve Martin remake so when Doubleday Book Club offered the 85th Anniversary volume of the book that started it all I jumped


10 thoughts on “Father of the Bride

  1. says:

    no those weren't tears at the end those were well my sinuses were acting up

  2. says:

    This is an adorable play a play that remains in the mythos of post WWII American life It is a definitive proclamation of the Hollywood Atomic Family the image reputation and canonization of what we consider to be the Rockwellian 'good ol days' It is sueaky clean and handles the concepts of marriage expectation commitment and the purposes of all of these elements of the classicism associated with modern American life a

  3. says:

    I've never seen the 1949 movie version of this story but love the Steve Martin remake so when Doubleday Book Club offered the 85th Anniversary volume of the book that started it all I jumped It's a cute story about a father who is tot

  4. says:

    This uick little read is every bit as enjoyable as its film family Mr Banks is one of the most endearing gruff old grumps to ever gr

  5. says:

    This book is thoroughly entertaining and I loved every page If you have only seen the movies give this book a read While it was written in 1949 I am sure that much of it still rings true today I enjoyed the book for its simplicity as it is a straightforward story of one man's struggle against an epic giantthe planning and funding of a wedding for his daughter with forces on all sides battling for control The story is

  6. says:

    An entertaining little story After I recently watched the older version of Father of the Bride with Elizabeth Taylor I saw that it was based on a story by Edward Streeter There were parts of the book I liked better than either the new or the old movies It was an easy and fun read good for work where I am often interrupted

  7. says:

    Much better than the movie and the movie was GREAT

  8. says:

    This is a laugh out loud book One of my favorites

  9. says:

    The book somehow lacks all the charm and sweetness found in the Steve Martin film version that I love so much

  10. says:

    One of the few times when the movie is actually ten times better than the book Father of the Bride was so boring and had a choppy writing style

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