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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Christopher Garlington  

Pen Name: Bull Garlington

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: May 13, 1964 in Birmingham, Alabama

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Garlington lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Christopher "Bull" Garlington is an award-winning syndicated humor columnist and author. His features have appeared in various magazines and newspapers across the nation since 1989. He is the writer behind the infamous parenting blog, ''Death by Children''. Along with the books listed below, Garlington has also written several ebooks - ''The Lucky Jim'', ''King of the Road'', ''Gone'', ''Jenny's Parents are Cool'', ''Largemouth Bass'', ''Many Boats on the Ocean'' and ''Stingy Brim Trilby''. He also edited ''Carbituaries''.


'Death by Children

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Death by children :
ISBN: 9781893121997. OCLC Number: 856659714

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The beat cop's guide to Chicago eats
ISBN: 9781893121720. OCLC Number: 428027351

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ISBN: 1684197929. OCLC Number: 1005679777

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The hilarious story of a father's failed attempt to take his family on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the United Kingdom, a disastrous trip ruined by his stratospheric expectations, his inner American, ennui fatigue, his wife's meddling in his perfect plans, Alabama, his children's massive indifference, the Doctor Who experience, ginger cookie based chemical warfare, mimes, sheep, The Beatles, a hermetically sealed bus full of the elderly, a militant librarian named Mildred, and England's classic breakfast which consists almost entirely of canned beans.