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Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls

Essays, Etc

Sedaris, David

(Audiobook CD - 2013)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls
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From the perils of French dentistry to the eating habits of the Australian kookaburra, from the squat-style toilets of Beijing to the particular wilderness of a North Carolina Costco, we learn about the absurdity and delight of a curious traveler's experiences. Whether railing against the habits of litterers in the English countryside or marveling over a disembodied human arm in a taxidermist's shop, Sedaris takes us on side-splitting adventures that are not to be forgotten. "From the unique perspective of David Sedaris comes a new book of essays taking his readers on a bizarre and stimulating world tour. From the perils of French dentistry to the eating habits of the Australian kookaburra, from the squat-style toilets of Beijing to the particular wilderness of a North Carolina Costco, we learn about the absurdity and delight of a curious traveler's experiences. Whether railing against the habits of litterers in the English countryside or marveling over a disembodied human arm in a taxidermist's shop, Sedaris takes us on side-splitting adventures that are not to be forgotten" -- from publisher's web site.
Publisher: New York : Hachette Audio p2013
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781619696990
1619696991
Branch Call Number: CD- 814.5 S447L
Characteristics: 6 sound discs (ca. 7 hr.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in

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Actually, listen to or read anything by David Sedaris. Short, salty and funny essays that are especially good on audiobook.

Traces the author's offbeat world travel experiences, which involved surreal encounters with everything from French dentistry and Australian kookaburra eating habits to Beijing squat toilets and a wilderness Costco in North Carolina. Also available in downloadable audio book.


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A patron review from the Adult Summer Game: "Having never read anything else by Sedaris before, I wasn't sure what to expect. I knew he wrote short stories about his own experiences, and that they were supposed to be funny. I chose the audio book, and I'm so glad I did: Sedaris was reading the stories himself, and I feel that really added to them. He's a great story teller, and I wouldn't hesitate to pick up another one of his books."

Jun 29, 2014
  • Bugalugs rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Excellent writing that is engaging and interesting. I loved this book, especially as it was read by the author. It's a real treasure with something for everyone!

Dec 29, 2013
  • pverde9901 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Great audio book! Funny!!

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Jun 29, 2014
  • Bugalugs rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Bugalugs thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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