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Barrel fever

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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 teenage suicide tries to incite a lynch mob at her funeral; a bitter Santa abuses the elves.

"Barrel Fever" is like a blind date with modern life and anything can happen. This first collection of David Sedaris comic stories and essays is performed by the author and his sister Amy Sedaris. The "New York Post" called this program a nuclear barrage of humor you could never replicate by reading this material on your own. "

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9780316779425
9780316146210
9780316779401
9781586212216
9781609417727
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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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