Essays to feaure: * David Sedaris's brief and painful encounter with the most popular guy in junior high school. * 'The Rooster' in a tux and other unsavory animal tales from David's brother's wedding. * David Sedaris on the differences between love in movies and love in real life. * David Sedaris on his brutally frank neighbor, a 75-year-old ...Read MoreEssays to feaure: * David Sedaris's brief and painful encounter with the most popular guy in junior high school. * 'The Rooster' in a tux and other unsavory animal tales from David's brother's wedding. * David Sedaris on the differences between love in movies and love in real life. * David Sedaris on his brutally frank neighbor, a 75-year-old woman named Rocky who is given to outbursts like, 'I'll kick you up the ass so hard I'll lose my shoe!' No one renders the pathos, chaos, and impossible variety of daily encounters like David Sedaris. On every subject, he is bruisingly painful and tenderly affectionate. Sedaris is a unique voice in American writing, and this new collection will be eagerly anticipated by his ever-growing crowd of devoted readers.Read Less
Good in good dust jacket. Octavo, 8.75' x 6'. Hardcover with dustjacket. Pages toned and foxed. Head and foot of spine bumped. Wear to corners. Dustjacket has rubbing, foxing. Some chipping and wear along corners and edges.
Very Good. 0316010790 > PAPERBACK 2004. 257 pages. Title page signed by author. Covers are in good condition with some minor rubbing along the edges. Spine is sturdy and square. Binding is tight. Pages are bright, clean and free of marks.
Fine. Signed by Author Shelf 515 Bright, colorful cpvers; signed by author; clean, tight and appear unread; card laid in with author signature and inscription also; No previous owner name, no underlining, not ex library, not price clipped, not a remainder, not a book club copy.
Very Good+ in Very Good+ jacket. Very Good+ hardcover in Very Good+ dustjacket. Stated First Edition. SIGNED by author to the title page. Normal shelfwear to the dustjacket including slight creasing along the length of the head; slight creasing to the foot of the spine. Scattered smudging to the dustjacket. Previous owner's name, in black pen, to the head of the front free endpaper. Dogearring to page 13. Otherwise, pages and text are clean and bright. Overall, an attractive copy. 257 pp.
This book surprised my wife .She has never heard me laugh out loud EVER ,while reading.I shall read more of Mr. Seadris' work in the future.I suggest if you have not read any of his work,do so A.S.A.P. VERY FUNNY STUFF!!!
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