Everybody Says Hello: A Novel
Fiction. Sid Straw, the author of the correspondence that forms EVERYBODY SAYS HELLO, isn't Everyman, but he is someone everyone knows. He tries just a little too hard, says just a little too much, and that extra effort and those extra words are often his undoing. If only Sid could get out of his own way, his life would be wonderful. While Sid Straw may frustrate you at times, you'll end up rooting for him the same way you root for your own equally imperfect friends.
"Take a letter: Michael Kun, the master of contemporary belly-laugh-lettres, is at it again with another collection of comedic correspondence, this time from the pen of one sad sack Sid Straw who gets less respect than Rodney Dangerfield, but never gets his Enthusiasm Curbed, no matter what life dishes out. Kun doesn't rhyme with fun, but it should."—Mark Dunn
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - anoveltoybox - LibraryThing
Michael Kun's Everybody Says Hello is a wonderful, funny epistolary (it means "consisting of letters," I looked it up a minute ago) novel. We deduce Sid Straw's adventures through his writing to his ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - richardderus - LibraryThing
Rating: 4* of five The Book Report: Picking up where 2003's The Locklear Letters left off, Sid Straw is leaving Baltimore in his rear-view mirror for the sunny, balmy climes of 2005 California, home ... Read full review