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Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls: essays, etc

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David Sedaris takes listeners on a bizarre and stimulating world tour with this collection of essays. 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. Sedaris takes listeners on a side splitting adventure that is not to be forgotten.
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A guy walks into a bar car and...

From here the story could take many turns. When the guy is David Sedaris, the possibilities are endless, but the result is always the same: he will both delight you with twists of humor and intelligence and leave you deeply moved.

Sedaris remembers his father's dinnertime attire (shirtsleeves and underpants), his first colonoscopy (remarkably pleasant), and the time he considered buying the skeleton of a murdered Pygmy. The common thread? Sedaris masterfully turns each essay into a love story: how it feels to be in a relationship where one loves and is loved over many years, what it means to be part of a family, and how it's possible, through all of life's absurdities, to grow to love oneself.

With with book, Sedaris shows once again why he is widely considered the "the funniest writer in America" (O, The Oprah Magazine).

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subject_facetAmerican essays
American wit and humor
Humorous stories, American
title_displayLet's Explore Diabetes with Owls Essays, Etc
title_fullLet's Explore Diabetes with Owls Essays, Etc.
Let's explore diabetes with owls [sound recording] : essays, etc. / David Sedaris
title_shortLet's Explore Diabetes with Owls
title_subessays, etc
topic_facetAmerican wit and humor
Essays
Humor (Nonfiction)
Nonfiction