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What Are Friends For?
Marsha Karzmer
ISBN: 9781573244145
Book (Hardcover)
Red Wheel
6 x 6
80 pages
4-color art throughout
March 1, 2009


"Marsha takes the words of many women, from many sources, and assembles them into the words of everywoman." -BJ Gallagher, author of Everything I Need to Know I Learned from Other Women
Friendship plays a greater role in many of our lives than we ever imagine or acknowledge. Marsha Karzmer's inspirational new book is a celebration of all that friends are for each other. It's the perfect birthday, holiday, any-day-at-all, or because-I'm-thinking-of-you gift.

Here's what friends do. They:
* Inspire you
* Remind you of who you can be
* Hang out with you
* Help you live it up
* Provide a shoulder
* Love you best
* Tell you the truth

What Are Friends For? follows up on Marsha Karzmer's best-selling first book How Old Is Beautiful? Karzmer applies her eagle eye and sharp scissors to phrases she fi nds in magazines and newspapers and constructs "ransom note" style paeans to women everywhere.

Friendship is a many splendored thing -- our friends help us grieve, celebrate, grow, and giggle. What Are Friends For? has quirky, smart, sincere, and downright funny statements on how friendships change us and evolve over time. Karzmer draws on her own experiences with love, life, marriage, and children, and how friends have played an important part in her life.

Marsha Karzmer is an independent signing agent, a videographer, and a writer with scissors. She creates her work by cutting phrases, headlines, and words out of magazines, newspapers, or any print media at hand and assembling them into inspiring messages. She was a work-at-home mom for many years. Before that she moved to Hollywood and worked for Hollywood Squares. She came home after several years to marry her college sweetheart, David. Together they have four children. She lives with her family in Youngstown, Ohio.
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