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Phyllis Diller Remembered: New Memoir from a Diller Dustbiter

Published on Tue, Mar 5, 2013 (1:40 p.m.)

LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Phyllis Diller in the spotlight: Las Vegas resident Robin Skone-Palmer has written a memoir -- Beyond the Spotlight: On the Road With Phyllis Diller -- recalling her days working as a personal secretary for the beloved, ground-breaking comedienne, who was a perennial favorite in the Entertainment Capital of the World.

Wigeon Publishing is releasing the book on April 1 -- no foolin'.

During the time Skone-Palmer worked for Diller, they shared raucous laughter, mind-numbing boredom, and occasionally absolute terror. The work relationship became a friendship that lasted to the day of Diller's death last August.

After leaving Diller's employment, Skone-Palmer became one of the "Dustbiters," a term Diller coined to affectionately describe her favorite former employees.

Diller even endorsed the memoir (before she died), writing on one of those sticky notes she had used so often: Robin Skone-Palmer has written a book -- it is FABULOUS!

Skone-Palmer lives in Las Vegas with her two cats. She divides her time between golf, pottery, and teaching after-school Bible clubs. She also collects wine -- at least long enough to chill it before she pulls the cork.

Learn more about the book and its author at:

Genre: Memoir, Humor
* Trade Paperback, 6 x 9, 264 pages, includes photos
= ISBN-10: 0985972882
= ISBN-13: 978-0-9859728-8-2
= $15.95
* Ebook, includes photos
= ISBN-10: 0985972890
= ISBN-13: 978-0-9859728-9-9
= $6.99
Library of Congress Control Number: 2013934392

About Wigeon Publishing
Based in San Diego, Calif., Wigeon Publishing, LLC, produces handcrafted books by artisans of the written word. Wigeon is a member of the Independent Book Publishers Association. To learn more, visit:

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