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Me Talk Pretty One Day

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Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
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David Sedaris' move to Paris from New York inspired these hilarious pieces, including the title essay, 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.

Author Biography

David Sedaris recently moved from New York to Paris. Raised in North Carolina, he has worked as a housecleaner and most famously, as a part-time elf for Macy's. Several of his plays have been produced, and his essays are featured regularly on BBC radio and in THE NEW YORKER and ESQUIRE.
Release date NZ
January 3rd, 2002
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
Digital original
Imprint
Abacus
Pages
288
Dimensions
128x197x24
ISBN-13
9780349113913
Product ID
1672748

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