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- ISBN: 9780316173889 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 0316173886 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (ix, 275 pages)
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2013.
|General Note:|| "Essays, etc"--Dust jacket.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Dentists without borders -- Attaboy -- Think differenter -- Memory laps -- A friend in the ghetto -- Loggerheads -- If I ruled the world -- Easy, tiger -- Laugh, Kookaburra -- Standing still -- Just a quick e-mail -- A guy walks into a bar car -- Author, author -- Obama!!!!! -- Standing by -- I break for traditional marriage -- Understanding understanding owls -- #2 to go -- Health-care freedoms and why I want my country back -- Now hiring friendly people -- Rubbish -- Day in, day out -- Mind the gap -- A cold case -- Happy place -- Dog days.
|Summary, etc.:|| From the perils of French dentistry to the eating habits of the Australian kookaburra, from the squat-style toilets of Beijing to the particular wilderness of a North Carolina Costco, we learn about the absurdity and delight of a curious traveler's experiences. Whether railing against the habits of litterers in the English countryside or marveling over a disembodied human arm in a taxidermist's shop, Sedaris takes us on side-splitting adventures that are not to be forgotten.
|Source of Description Note:|| Description based on print version record.
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