176 pages, 7.12 × 5 × 0.5 in
October 20, 2010
Little, Brown And Company
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0316078913
ISBN - 13: 9780316078917
About the Book
Sedaris's beloved holiday collection is new again with six more pieces, including a never-before-published story. Along with such favorites as the diaries of a Macy's elf and the annals of two very competitive families, are Sedaris's tales of tardy trick-or-treaters and the difficulties of explaining the Easter Bunny to the French.
From the Publisher
David Sedaris's beloved holiday collection is new again with six more pieces, including a never before published story. Along with such favoritesas the diaries of a Macy's elf and the annals of two very competitive families, are Sedaris's tales of tardy trick-or-treaters ("Us and Them"); the difficulties of explaining the Easter Bunny to the French ("Jesus Shaves"); what to do when you've been locked out in a snowstorm ("Let It Snow"); the puzzling Christmas traditions of other nations ("Six to Eight Black Men"); what Halloween at the medical examiner's looks like ("The Monster Mash"); and a barnyard secret Santa scheme gone awry ("Cow and Turkey").
No matter what your favorite holiday, you won't want to miss celebrating it with the author who has been called "one of the funniest writers alive" (<_st13a_place _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_state _w3a_st="on">Economist).
About the Author
David Sedaris is a regular contributor toThe New Yorkerand Public Radio International's "This American Life." He is the author of the booksWhen You Are Engulfed in Flames, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim,Me Talk Pretty One Day, Naked,andBarrel Fever.
"A writer comparable to Mark Twain or James Thurber. You have to go back a ways to find someone to compare David Sedaris with; his talent is so huge it just doesn't come around that often."-Melissa King, Raleigh News & Observer