Magnificent Bastards (Paperback)

Author: Hall, Rich

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From the grouchy, deadpan, comic genius and brilliantly witty author of "Otis Lee Crenshaw: I Blame Society" and "Things Snowball" comes this wonderful new collection of stories of magnificent bastards and lost souls. Meet the man who vacuums bewildered prairie dogs out of their burrows; a smug, carbon-neutral eco-couple; a teenage girl who invites 45,000 MySpace friends to a house party; the author of a business book entitled "Highly Successful Secrets to Standing on a Corner Holding Up a Golf Sale Sign;" and a man whose attempts to teach softball to a group of indolent advertising executives sparks an international crisis.
With his trademark humor, this is guaranteed to delight his loyal fanbase as well as draw in new readers.

Specifications

Publisher Trafalgar Square
Mfg Part# 9780349119656
SKU 210187564
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0349119651
Release Date 9/1/2009
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.25L x 0.75T
Praise
"The pieces are genuinely funny, but it's a humor that mostly comes out of character and story, not from jokes and punch lines....Hall...is a masterful humorist, and this collection of offbeat stories is sure to produce public displays of hilarity." (starred review)
From the Publisher
Editors Note From the grouchy, deadpan, comic genius and brilliantly witty author of Otis Lee Crenshaw: I Blame Society and Things Snowball comes this wonderful new collection of stories of magnificent bastards and lost souls. Meet the man who vacuums bewildered prairie dogs out of their burrows; a smug, carbon-neutral eco-couple; a teenage girl who invites 45,000 MySpace friends to a house party; the author of a business book entitled Highly Successful Secrets to Standing on a Corner Holding Up a Golf Sale Sign; and a man whose attempts to teach softball to a group of indolent advertising executives sparks an international crisis.|With his trademark humor, this is guaranteed to delight his loyal fanbase as well as draw in new readers.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0212
Publisher Little Brown and Co. (UK)
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