Dave Barry's Gift Guide to End All Gift Guides

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Crown Publishers, 1994 - Humor - 128 pages
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Wouldn't your friends love a can of pork brains, a rack of pet antlers, or how about a pound of human fat? They say it's the thought that counts, and people will wonder what you were thinking when you give them gifts selected from Dave Barry's Gift Guide to End All Gift Guides. With vendor names, addresses, and prices provided, you really can order Dave's one-of-a-kind gift items by mail.

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User Review  - Maydacat - LibraryThing

Funny at times but just plain strange at others, this quick read was not waste of time, but parts of it came close. Clearly, some of these “gift” items were not meant as gifts but rather as ... Read full review


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About the author (1994)

Dave Barry was born in Armonk, New York on July 3, 1947. He received an English degree from Haverford College in 1969. His early attempts at small-town journalism for the Daily Local News in West Chester, Pennsylvania, were directed towards local matters, such as zoning and sewage. In 1975, he briefly attempted to teach business writing to business people. Since then, he has worked as a professional humorist. For many years he wrote a newspaper column that appeared in more than 500 newspapers and for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary. He is the author of numerous fiction, nonfiction, and young adult books. His novels include Big Trouble, Tricky Business, Lunatics, and Insane City. His nonfiction works include Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys, Dave Barry Slept Here: A Sort of History of the United States, I'll Mature When I'm Dead, You Can Date Boys When You're Forty: Dave Barry on Parenting and Other Topics He Knows Very Little About, and Live Right and Find Happiness (Although Beer Is Much Faster): Life Lessons and Other Ravings from Dave Barry. His young adult books include the Starcatchers series and the Never Land series. Dave Barry's title, Best. State. Ever, made the New York Times bestseller list in 2016.

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