Might as Well Laugh About it Now by Marie Osmond, Marcia Wilkie

By Marie Osmond, Marcia Wilkie

Now on hand in alternate paperback-the illuminating New York Times bestseller from the yank icon.

The loved celebrity finds her innovations on her milestones and missteps, occupation pressures and expectancies, her well known line of collectible dolls, marriage and divorce, melancholy, weight concerns, and the great joys and demanding situations in being a operating mom elevating 8 youngsters. Marie's resilience and regularly occurring humor may have each reader feeling at domestic with this foreign icon as she imparts her insights on surviving the college of existence and graduating with a level in unstoppable optimism.

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