The Tightwad Gazette

The Tightwad Gazette

Promoting Thrift as A Viable Alternative Lifestyle

Book - 1993
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Having discovered that frugality is good for the bank account and the environment, Amy Dacyczyn started a newsletter for skinflints in 1989. Within a year, 50,000 cheapskates had subscribed to The Tightwad Gazette. Now Amy has collected all her wisdom into a book, and it's as good a deal as you'll find in these inflationary times. Line drawings.

Baker & Taylor
A guide to pinching pennies culls tips from the newsletter, The Tightwad Gazette, inexpensive interior decorating, secondary uses for pickle juice, bread bags, dryer lint, and tuna fish cans, and more. Original. 200,000 first printing. Tour. $100,000 ad/promo.

& Taylor

Culls tips from the newsletter, "The Tightwad Gazette," including inexpensive interior decorating and secondary uses for pickle juice, bread bags, dryer lint, and tuna cans

Publisher: New York : Villard Books, 1993, c1992
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780679744030
Characteristics: vi, 307 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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Jun 10, 2011

Lots of handy tips, tricks, insights and a great overall philosophy. Some of it is pretty obvious, some is outdated or a little impractical, but overall it's definitely worth reading, maybe even once a year or so.


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