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Barrel fever: stories and essays

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Boston : Little, Brown, c1994.
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196 pages ; 22 cm
In David Sedaris' world, no one is safe and no cow is sacred. A manic cross between Mark Leyner, Fran Lebowitz, and the National Enquirer, Sedaris' collection of essays is a rollicking tour through the national Zeitgeist: a do-it-yourself suburban dad saves money by performing home surgery; a man who is loved too much flees the heavyweight champion of the world; a teenage suicide tries to incite a lynch mob at her funeral; a bitter Santa abuses the elves.
David Sedaris made his debut on NPR's Morning Edition with "SantaLand Diaries", recounting his strange-but-true experiences as an elf at Macy's, and soon became one of the show's most popular commentators. With a perfect eye and a voice infused with as much empathy as wit, Sedaris writes stories and essays that target the soulful ridiculousness of our behavior. Barrel Fever is like a blind date with modern life, and anything can happen.
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1st pbk. ed.


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"Back Bay book."
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Sedaris, D. (1994). Barrel fever: stories and essays. 1st pbk. ed. Boston, Little, Brown.

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Sedaris, David. 1994. Barrel Fever: Stories and Essays. Boston, Little, Brown.

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Sedaris, David, Barrel Fever: Stories and Essays. Boston, Little, Brown, 1994.

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Sedaris, David. Barrel Fever: Stories and Essays. 1st pbk. ed. Boston, Little, Brown, 1994.

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