When You Are Engulfed in Flames
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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 (and never before published) account of his venture to Tokyo in order to quit smoking, David Sedaris's sixth essay collection will be avidly anticipated.
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Unabridged
Street Date:
6/3/2008
Language:
English
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9781478964001
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David Sedaris. (2008). When You Are Engulfed in Flames. Unabridged Hachette Audio.

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David Sedaris. 2008. When You Are Engulfed in Flames. Hachette Audio.

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David Sedaris, When You Are Engulfed in Flames. Hachette Audio, 2008.

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David Sedaris. When You Are Engulfed in Flames. Unabridged Hachette Audio, 2008.

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