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    • Publication date:07 May 2009
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When You Are Engulfed In Flames

By David Sedaris
Read by David Sedaris

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* A brilliant new collection of stories from the number 1 bestselling writer named by TIME magazine as America's Favorite Humorist

David Sedaris's remarkable ability to uncover the hilarious absurdity teeming just below the surface of everyday life is elevated to wilder and more entertaining heights than ever in this new book of stories.

Sedaris proceeds from bizarre conundrums of daily life - the etiquette of having a lozenge fall from your mouth into the lap of a fellow passenger or how to soundproof your windows with LP covers against neurotic songbirds - to the most deeply resonant human truths. Taking in the parasitic worm that once lived in his mother-in-law's leg, an encounter with a dingo and the purchase of a human skeleton, and culminating in a brilliant account of his attempt to quit smoking - in Tokyo - David Sedaris's sixth story collection is a fresh masterpiece of comic writing.

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  • ISBN: 9781405505017
  • Publication date: 03 Jul 2008
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