Dave Barry's Guide to Life: Guide to Marriage And/or Sex, Babies and Other Hazards of Sex, Claw Your Way to the Top, Stay Fit and Healthy Until You're Dead

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Random House Value Publishing, 1998 - Humor - 372 pages
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What we need is an instruction manual for life--a serious, carefully researched treatise filled with wisdom and insight. Instead, we have "Dave Barry's Guide to Life, " which is no help whatsoever. But it's a "lot" shorter than "The Brothers Karamazov, " plus it has more cartoons. And look at the topics Dave covers:

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User Review  - nivramkoorb - LibraryThing

I had just read my first Dave Barry book prior to reading this and I loved it. I then read this and I realized that Dave Barry is best consumed by me periodically. Too much Dave Barry is like too much ... Read full review

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User Review  - exinanition - LibraryThing

I, personally, find this to be a most interesting book with wonderful insights into scripture. It is not the most indepth history one man find, however, the commentary on what is discussed is actually ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

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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