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When you are engulfed in flames / David Sedaris.

Sedaris, David. (Author). Hachette Audio (Firm) (Added Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 1600241832 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 9781600241833 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • Publisher: New York : Hachette Audio, 2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 9:03:27.
Participant or Performer Note:
Performed by the author.
Summary, etc.:
Trying to make coffee when the water is shut off, David considers using the water in a vase of flowers and his chain of associations takes him from the French countryside to a hilariously uncomfortable memory of buying drugs in a mobile home in rural North Carolina. In this remarkable new volume, Sedaris proceeds from bizarre conundrums of daily life--having a lozenge fall from your mouth into the lap of a fellow passenger on a plane or armoring the windows with LP covers to protect the house from neurotic songbirds--to the most deeply resonant human truths. Culminating in a brilliant account of his venture to Tokyo in order to quit smoking, David Sedaris's sixth collection is a new masterpiece of comic writing from "a writer worth treasuring" (Seattle times).
System Details Note:
Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 130183 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Humorous stories, American.
American essays.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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