Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

12.65

“God, I love David Sedaris! This is one of those laugh-out-loud books which gets you into trouble on the dart as you try to stifle your giggles. If you’ve not discovered him yet, I’m kind of jealous, you’ve got a treat ahead!” Bob

ISBN 9780349113913

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“God, I love David Sedaris! This is one of those laugh-out-loud books which gets you into trouble on the dart as you try to stifle your giggles. If you’ve not discovered him yet, I’m kind of jealous, you’ve got a treat ahead!” Bob

Anyone who has heard David Sedaris speaking live or on the radio will tell you that a collection from him is cause for jubilation. A move to Paris from New York inspired these hilarious pieces, including ‘Me Talk Pretty One Day’, about his attempts to learn French from a sadistic teacher who declares that ‘every day spent with you is like having a caesarean section’.

His family is another inspiration.’You Can’t Kill the Rooster’ is a portrait of his brother, who talks incessant hip-hop slang to his bewildered father. And no one hones a finer fury in response to such modern annoyances as restaurant meals presented in ludicrous towers of food and cashiers with six-inch fingernails.

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Weight 0.4 kg
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