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Dave Barry slept here

Author: Dave Barry
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Barry's humorous account of our country's history includes the dull parts and discussion questions.
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Genre/Form: History
Humor
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barry, Dave.
Dave Barry slept here.
New York : Random House, c1989
(OCoLC)659372970
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dave Barry
ISBN: 039456541X 9780394565415
OCLC Number: 19555900
Notes: Cover title: A sort of history of the United States.
Description: xi, 178 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Deflowering a virgin continent --
Spain gets hot --
England starts some fun colonies --
The colonies develop a life-style --
The birthing contractions of a nation --
Kicking some British butt --
The forging of a large, wasteful bureaucracy --
A brash young nation gets into wars and stuff --
Barging westward --
The Civil War : a nation pokes itself in the eyeball --
The nation enters Chapter Eleven --
Groping toward empire --
Deep international doo-doo --
A nation gets funky --
Severe economic bummerhood --
Major nonhumorous events occur --
International tension city --
The fifties : peace, prosperity, brain death --
The sixties : a nation gets high and has amazing insights, many of which later turn out to seem kind of stupid --
The seventies : a relieved nation learns that it does not actually need a president --
The Reagan-Bush years : napping toward glory.
Other Titles: Sort of history of the United States.
Responsibility: Dave Barry.
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