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Sedaris, David

Overview
Works: 163 works in 726 publications in 11 languages and 42,624 library holdings
Genres: Humor  Biography  Fiction  Anecdotes  Christmas stories  Drama  Film adaptations  Humorous stories  Fables  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3569.E314, 814.54
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Me talk pretty one day by David Sedaris ( Book )
42 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Me Talk Pretty One Day contains far more than just the funniest collection of autobiographical essays - it quite well registers as a manifesto about language itself. Wherever there's a straight line, you can be sure that Sedaris lurks beneath the text, making it jagged with laughter; and just where the fault lines fall, he sits mischievously perched at the epicenter of it all
Dress your family in corduroy and denim by David Sedaris ( Book )
29 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a collection of essays, the Rooster gets married at an uproarious wedding, an estrangement occurs over a rubber vs. plastic debate, and the author gets the upper hand during a slumber party game of strip poker
Holidays on ice by David Sedaris ( Book )
38 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A best-selling classic features six additional works on the joys and embarrassments of favorite holidays, in a volume that includes tales of tardy trick-or-treaters, the difficulties of explaining the Easter Bunny to another culture, and a barnyard Secret Santa scheme gone awry
Squirrel seeks chipmunk : a modest bestiary by David Sedaris ( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 2,324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author presents a collection of three animal-themed essays. In The Toad, the Turtle, and the Duck, a group of complete strangers bitterly discuss the order of things within the animal kingdom. In Hello Kitty, a miserable alcoholic cat attends AA. In The Squirrel and the Chipmunk, two lovers are torn apart by their quarreling families
Dress your family in corduroy and denim by David Sedaris ( Recording )
27 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With Dress Your Family in Courduroy and Denim, David Sedaris returns to his deliriously twisted domain, hilarious childhood dramas infused with melancholy; the gulf of misunderstanding that exists betwen people of different nations or members of the same family; and the poignant divide between one's best hopes and most common deeds
Squirrel seeks chipmunk by David Sedaris ( Recording )
11 editions published in 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Listeners can easily relate to the tales in this collection of keen-eyed animal-themed stories. Author David Sedaris reveals to listeners the most outrageous, tender, and absurd sides of themselves
Barrel fever : stories and essays by David Sedaris ( Book )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A satirical look at modern culture. In Glen's Homophobia Newsletter, Vol. 3, No. 2, the author parodies the whining of minority groups, Diary of a Smoker tackles the persecution of smokers, and Santaland Diaries describes the author's experiences as a Macy's elf
Let's explore diabetes with owls essays, etc. by David Sedaris ( Recording )
13 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"From the unique perspective of David Sedaris comes a new book of essays taking his readers on a bizarre and stimulating world tour. From the perils of French dentistry to the eating habits of the Australian kookaburra, from the squat-style toilets of Beijing to the particular wilderness of a North Carolina Costco, we learn about the absurdity and delight of a curious traveler's experiences. Whether railing against the habits of litterers in the English countryside or marveling over a disembodied human arm in a taxidermist's shop, Sedaris takes us on side-splitting adventures that are not to be forgotten"-- from publisher's web site
When you are engulfed in flames by David Sedaris ( Book )
22 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Once again, David Sedaris brings together a collection of essays so uproariously funny and profoundly moving that his legions of fans will fall for him once more. He tests the limits of love when Hugh lances a boil from his backside, and pushes the boundaries of laziness when, finding the water shut off in his house in Normandy, he looks to the water in a vase of fresh cut flowers to fill the coffee machine. From armoring the windows with LP covers to protect the house from neurotic songbirds to the awkwardness of having a lozenge fall from your mouth into the lap of a sleeping fellow passenger on a plane, David Sedaris uses life's most bizarre moments to reach new heights in understanding love and fear, family and strangers. Culminating in a brilliantly funny account of his venture to Tokyo in order to quit smoking, David Sedaris's sixth essay collection will be avidly anticipated.--From publisher description
Me talk pretty one day by David Sedaris ( Recording )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Creative nonfiction writer David Sedaris presents a humorous, yet touching collection of personal essays. As featured in The New Yorker and Esquire as well as read aloud on National Public Radio, this collection relates to listeners Sedaris' fascinatingly funny life story, delivered with his signature deadpan style
Children playing before a statue of Hercules by David Sedaris ( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of contemporary and classical short fiction works includes pieces by such writers as Alice Munro, Tobias Wolff, and Joyce Carol Oates
David Sedaris live at Carnegie Hall by David Sedaris ( Recording )
10 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a performance of seven humorous stories, followed by questions from the audience
Barrel fever and other stories by David Sedaris ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of stories and essays that target the ridiculous nature of human behavior
When you are engulfed in flames by David Sedaris ( )
15 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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 this remarkable new volume, 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's sixth collection is a new masterpiece of comic writing from "a writer worth treasuring" (Seattle times)
Live for your listening pleasure by David Sedaris ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David Sedaris tells story after humorous story, always pulling laughs from his audience. This short collection of memoir-esque stories, which includes a conversation between a cat and a baboon, his experiences on a book tour, and entries from his diary, will keep you laughing
Let's explore diabetes with owls by David Sedaris ( )
19 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and German and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the perils of French dentistry to the eating habits of the Australian kookaburra, from the squat-style toilets of Beijing to the particular wilderness of a North Carolina Costco, we learn about the absurdity and delight of a curious traveler's experiences. Whether railing against the habits of litterers in the English countryside or marveling over a disembodied human arm in a taxidermist's shop, Sedaris takes us on side-splitting adventures that are not to be forgotten
The best American nonrequired reading 2010 ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents literature from mainstream and alternative American periodicals, including fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, television writing, and alternative comics
Children playing before a statue of Hercules ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories, some classic, others impending, selected and introduced by David Sedaris. With this audiobook, a careful listener can discover the truth about loneliness, betrayal, love, and hope
Holidays on ice by David Sedaris ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of Sedaris' Christmas stories full of holiday humor
NPR road trips ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meet Colin Angus and Julie Wafael, who spent two years circumnavigating the globe using their hands and feet. Turn on the radio in Katmandu and hear music from the 70s. Learn how robot jockeys are solving a human rights problem in Dubai. (It has to do with camel races.) Get ready for carnival in Rio. And walk through old Beijing before it's demolished for high-rise development. NPR has correspondents all over the world
 
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Alternative Names
סדריס, דייוויד
セダリス, デビッド
Languages
English (409)
German (44)
French (10)
Spanish (5)
Italian (4)
Japanese (2)
Russian (1)
Swedish (1)
Persian (1)
Greek, Modern (1)
Czech (1)
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