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Me Talk Pretty One Day
by David Sedaris

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Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris Overview

David Sedaris' move to Paris from New York inspired these hilarious pieces, including the title essay, about his attempts to learn French from a sadistic teacher who declares that every day spent with you is like having a caesarean section. His family is another inspiration. You Can't Kill the Rooster is a portrait of his brother, who talks incessant hip-hop slang to his b David Sedaris' move to Paris from New York inspired these hilarious pieces, including the title essay, about his attempts to learn French from a sadistic teacher who declares that every day spent with you is like having a caesarean section. His family is another inspiration. You Can't Kill the Rooster is a portrait of his brother, who talks incessant hip-hop slang to his bewildered father. And no one hones a finer fury in response to such modern annoyances as restaurant meals presented in ludicrous towers of food and cashiers with six-inch fingernails.

David Sedaris

About Me Talk Pretty One Day Description

David Sedaris is a Grammy Award-nominated American humorist and radio contributor. Sedaris came to prominence in 1992 when National Public Radio broadcast his essay "SantaLand Diaries." He published his first collection of essays and short stories, Barrel Fever, in 1994. Each of his four subsequent essay collections, Naked (1997), Holidays on Ice (1997), Me Talk Pretty One Day (2000), Dress Your Fa

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Original Title Me Talk Pretty One Day ISBN 0349113912 (ISBN13: 9780349113913 ) Edition Language English Characters David Sedaris setting Paris (France) Raleigh, North Carolina (United States) New York City, New York (United States) Literary Awards Lambda Literary Award for Humor (2001), Puddly Award for Humor (2001), Thurber Prize for American Humor (2001) (58)