The Business Week Best Seller List

MAYBE THEY SAID IT ALL THE FIRST time. Without the blend of small-town wisdom and financial savvy that made The Beardstown Ladies' Common-Sense Investment Guide so compelling, the team's second book, The Beardstown Ladies' Stitch-In-Time Guide to Growing Your Nest Egg (Hyperion), No. 2 on this month's best-seller list, seems a bit threadbare.

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