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When you are engulfed in flames, David Sedaris

Label
When you are engulfed in flames
Title
When you are engulfed in flames
Statement of responsibility
David Sedaris
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Once again, David Sedaris brings together a collection of essays so uproariously funny and profoundly moving that his legions of fans will fall for him once more. He tests the limits of love when Hugh lances a boil from his backside, and pushes the boundaries of laziness when, finding the water shut off in his house in Normandy, he looks to the water in a vase of fresh cut flowers to fill the coffee machine. From armoring the windows with LP covers to protect the house from neurotic songbirds to the awkwardness of having a lozenge fall from your mouth into the lap of a sleeping fellow passenger on a plane, David Sedaris uses life's most bizarre moments to reach new heights in understanding love and fear, family and strangers. Culminating in a brilliantly funny account of his venture to Tokyo in order to quit smoking, David Sedaris's sixth essay collection will be avidly anticipated.--From publisher description
Summary
A collection of essays celebrates the foibles of the author's everyday life in France and America, from an attempt to make coffee with water from a flower vase to a drug purchase in a North Carolina mobile home
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
251155
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sedaris, David
Dewey number
814/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.E314
LC item number
W48 2008
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
When you are engulfed in flames, David Sedaris
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
It's catching -- Keeping up -- The understudy -- This old house -- Buddy, can you spare a tie? -- Road trips -- What I learned -- That's amore -- The monster mash -- In the waiting room -- Solution to Saturday's puzzle -- Adult figures charging toward a concrete toadstool -- Memento mori -- All the beauty you will ever need -- Town and country -- Aerial -- The man in the hut -- Of mice and men -- April in Paris -- Crybaby -- Old Faithful -- The smoking section
Control code
ocn183392234
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 323 p.
Isbn
9780316143479
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2007049021
System control number
(OCoLC)183392234
Label
When you are engulfed in flames, David Sedaris
Link
Publication
Contents
It's catching -- Keeping up -- The understudy -- This old house -- Buddy, can you spare a tie? -- Road trips -- What I learned -- That's amore -- The monster mash -- In the waiting room -- Solution to Saturday's puzzle -- Adult figures charging toward a concrete toadstool -- Memento mori -- All the beauty you will ever need -- Town and country -- Aerial -- The man in the hut -- Of mice and men -- April in Paris -- Crybaby -- Old Faithful -- The smoking section
Control code
ocn183392234
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 323 p.
Isbn
9780316143479
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2007049021
System control number
(OCoLC)183392234

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