The Resource Eight is enough, Tom Braden, (electronic resource)

Eight is enough, Tom Braden, (electronic resource)

Label
Eight is enough
Title
Eight is enough
Statement of responsibility
Tom Braden
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The true story behind the classic TV show: A father's delightful account of raising eight free-spirited children in 1970's America. Tom Braden had a colorful career: He parachuted into Nazi-occupied France, directed the CIA's covert operations program during the early years of the Cold War, ran for public office, owned a newspaper, served as executive secretary for the Museum of Modern Art, and cohosted the CNN show Crossfire. He counted among his friends David Brinkley, Robert Frost, Kirk Douglas, and Nelson Rockefeller. But Braden considered fatherhood both his most important job and his biggest adventure. No wonder; he and his wife, Joan, a State Department official and Washington society hostess, raised eight children during one of the most tumultuous periods in American history. In this diverting family memoir, Braden shares a treasure trove of amusing anecdotes-from the time his youngest daughter's pet sheep interrupted a dinner party with a Supreme Court justice to the telegram US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy sent after the birth of the Bradens' eighth child: "Congratulations. I surrender." (The Kennedy's had seven children at the time). With wit and wisdom, Braden also addresses some of the most serious issues, including drugs, alcohol, and premarital sex, faced by parents in an era of deep distrust between generations. When ABC proposed adapting Eight Is Enough for television, Braden found the idea so preposterous he sold the rights for one dollar. The award-winning series starring Dick Van Patten and Betty Buckley ran for five seasons and launched the Hollywood careers of many young actors, including Willie Aames and Ralph Macchio. A celebration of the joys and tribulations of fatherhood, Eight Is Enough speaks with warmth, humor, and compassion to parents and children everywhere
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Cataloging source
Midwest
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1918-2009
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Braden, Thomas
Dewey number
070.924
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Braden, Thomas
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Target audience
adult
Label
Eight is enough, Tom Braden, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11873799
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504045353
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11873799
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11873799
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Eight is enough, Tom Braden, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11873799
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504045353
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11873799
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11873799
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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