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FEAR OF LIONS
Amita Kanekar
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Barrel Fever
David Sedaris

Classification : Humour
Pub Date : May 08, 2004
Imprint : Hachette Audio
Page Extent : TBC
Binding : AC
ISBN : 9781405500302
Price : 699

About the book
In David Sedaris's world, no one is safe and no cow is sacred. A manic cross between Mark Leyner, Fran Lebowitz and the National Enquirer, Sedaris's collection of stories and essays is a rollicking tour through the American Zeitgeist: a man who is loved too much flees the heavyweight champion of the world; a teenage suicide tried to incite a lynch mob at her funeral; and in his essays, David Sedaris considers the hazards of rewards of smoking, writing for Giantess magazine, and living with his scrappy brother Paul, aka 'The Rooster'.

With a perfect eye and a voice infused with as much empathy as wit, Sedaris writes and reads stories and essays that target the soulful ridiculousness of our behaviour. Barrel Fever is like a blind date with modern life - and anything can happen

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David Sedaris
David Sedaris divides his time between London and Sussex. Raised in North Carolina, he has worked as a housecleaner and most famously, as a part-time elf for Macy's. Several of his plays have been p...(+)
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