Time Out for Happiness

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Time Out for Happiness

  1. Frank Bunker Gilbreth, Jr March 17, 1911 February 18, 2001 was co author, with his sister Ernestine, of Cheaper by the Dozen and Belles on Their Toes Under his own name, he wrote Time Out for Happiness and Ancestors of the Dozen.He was born in Plainfield, New Jersey, the 5th child and first boy of the 12 children born to efficiency experts Frank Gilbreth, Sr and Lillian Moller Gilbreth, and grew up in the family home in Montclair, New Jersey.During World War II, he served as a naval officer in the South Pacific In 1947, he returned to The Post and Courier as an editorial writer and columnist In his later years, he relocated to Charleston, South Carolina, where he went on to be a journalist, author and newspaper executive Under nom de plume Ashley Cooper, he wrote a long running column, Doing the Charleston, for the Charleston paper The Post and Courier it ran until 1993.

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  1. As a fan of Cheaper by the Dozen and Belles on Their Toes, I was thrilled to discover another book about the Gilbreth family While not as funny as the other two books, it was definitely as enjoyable and filled in details For one thing, it gave much detail about the Motion Study system and how it affected society It also gave family background going all the way back to great grandparents It even covered a bit about working with Hollywood for the film version of Cheaper by the Dozen Now that I v [...]

  2. Cheaper by the Dozen and Belles on Their Toes are two of my favorite books, so I was very excited to stumble upon this book However, I should have paid attention to the fact that Time out for Happiness was in the Biography section of my library while Belles on Their Toes was lumped in Nonfiction Time out for Happiness is a book for someone researching the Gilbreths who desires a chronological, fact based account of the family It did recount a few stories I enjoyed that were not in the other book [...]

  3. Frank Gilbreth is one of the authors of Cheaper By the Dozen and Belles on their Toes based on the true life of his family This book, written years later, provides a serious look at his father and especially his mother s pioneering work in industrial engineering Cheaper and Belles were two of my favorite books when I was a teen, so I was happy to find there was another book about the Gilbreth family Lillian Gilbreth, the mother, was a woman who was ahead of her time, deserving of the honors and [...]

  4. You can t run by me like that, ma am, You know ladies aren t admitted I didn t know, Lillie stammered Then she added, What shall I do I m the speaker At the University Club he chortled If you are, lady, I m Fanny Brice This club is for men only And then he put her back out in the rain, where, New York fashion, there weren t any cabs Most people are probably aware, at least in name, of the book Cheaper by the Dozen Written like a biography, this book is something of a companion book to that clas [...]

  5. Lovely book about the love story, relationship, and life work of the parents in Cheaper By the Dozen Dedication to each other, the development of motion study, delightful glimpses into the children s lives, the struggles and joys of Lillie and Frank Gilbreth s marriage and partnership I could not put this down.This hardback was printed in 1971 and sold for 5.95 I purchased it through for 24.95 Worth the money It s now on our bookshelf for others to enjoy a little sunshine and encouragement in t [...]

  6. I enjoyed Cheaper by the Dozen and Belles on Their Toes This book offers further adventures of the Gilbreth family with emphasis on the parents and, especially, the contributions of Lillian Moller Gilbreth to the field of engineering today we would call it ergonomics

  7. As much as I enjoyed reading and often laughing out loud while doing so Cheaper by the Dozen and Belles on Their Toes, this less prettified story of the amazing Gilbreth family and their parents was truly fascinating and enjoyable.

  8. For fans of Cheaper by the Dozen and Belles on Their Toes, although not written in a humorous style This book has information about Frank and Lillie, both in their early years and after Frank s death Also quite a bit about their careers and their pioneering of the field of motion study.

  9. I love the Gilbreth family, but I can t get into this book The first 2 were much better Maybe I ll try again later, but for now, I have lost interest.

  10. I may like this book better than the famous Cheaper by the Dozen This focuses on the mother of the dozen, and was written later by a mature and reflective son Very good.

  11. This was NOT a great book No where near as good and funny and exciting as the first two REALLY technical and most parts pretty boring I was really disappointed

  12. It was very interesting to learn about what made Lillian and Frank Gilbreth tick They are a very interesting family with a lot to learn from.

  13. Lillian Gilbreth is my new inspiration I ve read Cheaper By the Dozen and Belles on Her Toes numerous times, but enjoyed this insight into her background, both before and after her husband died.

  14. after reading cheaper by the dozen again i thought i should read another gilbreth book it really was quite interesting they were quite the family.

  15. This book focuses on the parents of the Gilbreth family their upbringing and families of origin, their early careers education, and their contributions to science.

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