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    • ISBN:9781586215644
    • Publication date:06 Nov 2003

David Sedaris Live at Carnegie Hall

By David Sedaris
Read by David Sedaris

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David Sedaris, the No. 1 bestselling writer who Time named 'America's Favorite Humorist', reads this new round-up of personal essays - a surprising, disarming and heartbreakingly funny collection.

No one renders the pathos, chaos and impossible variety of daily encounters like David Sedaris. On every subject, he is bruisingly painful and tenderly affectionate. Recorded live on October 22, 2002, LIVE AT CARNEGIE HALL features excerpts from his forthcoming collection of essays, DRESS YOUR FAMILY IN CORDUROY AND DENIM.
Includes:
Thanks
Repeat After Me
Why Them?
Who's the Chef?
Buddy Can You Spare a Tie?
LessonThree: The Feminine Mistake
Lesson Four: With a Pal Like This, You Don't Need An Enemy
Six to Eight Black Men

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  • ISBN: 9781405501651
  • Publication date: 13 Nov 2003
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  • Imprint: Hachette Audio
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