Small Comforts: More Comments And Comic Pieces

Paperback | January 22, 1988

byTom Bodett

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Tom Bodett, Alaska's main comic export, is that rarest of commodities, an original new talent in American humor. His commentaries on “All Things Considered” and his radio spots for Motel 6 have delighted millions, but he's never been funnier than in this, his second collection of casual essays. Here are further musings ont he everyday joys and embarrassments of being a husband, father, citizen, and breadwinner by the author of As Far As You Can Go Without a Passport. Fans will be comforted by the familiarity of this return visit to Bodett country. Those new to his work will discover one of the freshest, friendliest voices among writers of humor today.

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Alaska's main comic export is that rarest of commodities--an original new voice in American humor. In this, his second collection of casual essays, he muses on the everyday joys and embarrassments of being a husband, father, citizen, and breadwinner

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Tom Bodett, Alaska's main comic export, is that rarest of commodities, an original new talent in American humor. His commentaries on “All Things Considered” and his radio spots for Motel 6 have delighted millions, but he's never been funnier than in this, his second collection of casual essays. Here are further musings ont he everyday ...

Tom Bodett was born in 1955 and grew up in Sturgis, Michigan. He has been a cannery worker, a logger, an independent building contractor, and a commentator on National Public Radio's “All Things Considered.” He is the author of a previous collection, As Far As You Can Go Without a Passport, and is the national media pitchman for Motel ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.25 × 5.38 × 0.5 inPublished:January 22, 1988Publisher:Da Capo Books

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ISBN - 10:0201136899

ISBN - 13:9780201136890

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Alaska's main comic export is that rarest of commodities--an original new voice in American humor. In this, his second collection of casual essays, he muses on the everyday joys and embarrassments of being a husband, father, citizen, and breadwinner