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Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. (1911–2001)

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Frank B. Gilbreth Jr., March 17, 1911 - February 18, 2001 Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. was born march 17, 1911 in Plainfield New Jersey to Frank B. Gilbreth Sr., an efficiency expert and Lillian M. Gilbreth, an educator. He was one of twelve children who grew up together in Montclair, NJ. He is, in fact visa mer known for the book he and his sister Ernestine Gilbreth Carey wrote together about that selfsame childhood, entitled Cheaper By the Dozen. He graduated from the University of Michigan where he was editor for the college paper, the Michigan Daily. After college, Gilbreth worked as a reporter for the New York Herald Tribune, the Associated Press in Raleigh, NC and then New York and finally ended up at the Post and Courier in Charleston, SC. He wrote the column "Doing the Charleston" from the late '40's till 1993, as well as the added duties of assistant publisher of the Post and Courier and vice president of Evening Post Publishing Company. Glibreth also wrote the Dictionary of Charlsetonese, a pamphlet which made fun of the Charleston accent. While Gilbreth was known for Cheaper By the Dozen, he also wrote it's sequel Belles on Their Toes, both of which were made into feature films. He has also written eight other books and was named to the South Carolina Academy of Authors in 1998. His column in the Courier and Post was one of the longest running columns in the United States. Frank B. Gilbreth Jr. died on Sunday, February 18, 2001 at the age of 89. visa färre
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(eng) The popular works “Cheaper by the Dozen” and “Belles on Their Toes” were written by Frank B. Gilbreth, Jr. and his sister Ernestine Gilbreth Carey. Their father, Frank B. Gilbreth, Sr. was an author in his own right who wrote, alone or with his wife Lillian, a number of works in the field of Motion Study and Efficiency.

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Dussinet fullt : roman (1948) 4,661 exemplar
Belles on Their Toes (1950) — Författare — 1,143 exemplar
Time Out for Happiness (1971) 72 exemplar
Innside Nantucket (1954) 29 exemplar
I'm a Lucky Guy (1951) 19 exemplar
Cheaper by the Dozen: Dramatization (1950) — Författare — 17 exemplar
Of Whales and Women (1956) 11 exemplar
Loblolly (1959) 9 exemplar
He's my boy (1962) 9 exemplar
Held's Angels (1952) 7 exemplar
How To Be a Father (1958) 3 exemplar

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The Young Folks' Shelf of Books, Volume 06: Harvest of Holidays (1900) — Bidragsgivare — 150 exemplar
The Best of Both Worlds: An Anthology of Stories for All Ages (1968) — Bidragsgivare — 25 exemplar
Belles on Their Toes [play] (1930) 14 exemplar
People in Fact and Fiction (1957) — Bidragsgivare — 2 exemplar

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Vedertaget namn
Gilbreth Jr., Frank B.
Namn enligt folkbokföringen
Gilbreth, Frank Bunker, Jr.
Födelsedag
1911-03-17
Avled
2001-02-18
Begravningsplats
Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina
Kön
male
Nationalitet
USA
Födelseort
Plainfield, New Jersey, USA
Dödsort
Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Bostadsorter
Montclair, New Jersey, USA
Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Yrken
journalist
Relationer
Carey, Ernestine Gilbreth (sister)
Gilbreth, Frank B., Sr. (father)
Gilbreth, Lillian (mother)
Organisationer
The Charleston Post and Courier
Särskiljningsnotis
The popular works “Cheaper by the Dozen” and “Belles on Their Toes” were written by Frank B. Gilbreth, Jr. and his sister Ernestine Gilbreth Carey. Their father, Frank B. Gilbreth, Sr. was an author in his own right who wrote, alone or with his wife Lillian, a number of works in the field of Motion Study and Efficiency.

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One of my favorite books of all time.
 
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blueskygreentrees | 79 andra recensioner | Jul 30, 2023 |
A teacher read this to us in, probably, the fifth grade. I might have reread it later on my own. It might have been the first grown-up book I was exposed to.
 
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mykl-s | 79 andra recensioner | Apr 23, 2023 |
This was just fun. I remember watching the old, old movie as a child, and the book had me laughing out loud just like the movie did.
 
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CarolHicksCase | 79 andra recensioner | Mar 12, 2023 |

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18
Även av
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Recensioner
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ISBN
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