When You Are Engulfed in Flames Lib/E (Compact Disc)

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David Sedaris' ability to transform the mortification of everyday life into wildly entertaining art, (Christian Science Monitor) is elevated to wilder and more entertaining heights than ever in this remarkable new book.

Trying to make coffee when the water is shut off, David considers using the water in a vase of flowers and his chain of associations takes him from the French countryside to a hilariously uncomfortable memory of buying drugs in a mobile home in rural North Carolina. In essay after essay, Sedaris proceeds from bizarre conundrums of daily life--having a lozenge fall from your mouth into the lap of a fellow passenger on a plane or armoring the windows with LP covers to protect the house from neurotic songbirds--to the most deeply resonant human truths. Culminating in a brilliant account of his venture to Tokyo in order to quit smoking, David Sedaris' sixth essay collection is a new masterpiece of comic writing from a writer worth treasuring (Seattle Times).

Product Details
ISBN: 9781549116599
ISBN-10: 1549116592
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
Publication Date: February 28th, 2018
Language: English