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"With an unerring eye and a pitch-perfect voice, Liz Scott takes life's little irritants -- from a bad hair day to an impending hurricane -- and raises them to outrageous art."
-- Julia Reed, senior editor, Vogue magazine

"I know you won't believe this, folks, but every time I cross Erma Bombeck with Lewis Grizzard, what I get is Modine Gunch...a refreshing and original new voice in the comedic galaxy."
-- Lewis B. Frumkes, author of How to Raise Your I.Q. by Eating Gifted Children

"The Gunch family is drawn exquisitely, with a subdued sense of humor. A sure winner here, and a witty, near-cult vision. ... Really funny, wonderful reading."
-- National Federation of Press Women

"Never Heave Your Bosom is one of the funniest books I've read in years. Where Erma Bombeck makes me smile in recognition, Modine had me falling out of my bed laughing."
-- Nashville Banner

"If the Erma Bombeck literary style is your cup of tea, then you will enjoy these servings of Modine Gunch's escapades. ... The book is funny and fun."
-- New Orleans Times-Picayune

© Liz Scott Monaghan (content) and Rosemary Ruiz Lewis (illustrations)