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When You Are Engulfed in Flames (Paperback)

Author: Sedaris, David

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"David Sedaris's ability to transform the mortification of everyday life into wildly entertaining art," ("The Christian Science Monitor") is elevated to wilder and more entertaining heights than ever in this remarkable new book.
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 essay after essay, 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 essay collection is a new masterpiece of comic writing from "a writer worth treasuring" ("Seattle Times").

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Publisher Little Brown & Co
Mfg Part# 9780316024594
SKU 206443567
Format Paperback Large Print
ISBN10 0316024597
Release Date 6/3/2008
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Book Format Large Print Paperback
Number of Pages 0502
Publisher Little Brown and Company
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