This Land Was Made For You And Me (but Mostly Me): Billionaires In The Wild

Hardcover | November 5, 2013

byBruce McCall, David Letterman

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When it comes to the lifestyles of American Express Black Card holders, you''d never know we''re in a recession. This Land Was Made For You and Me (But Mostly Me) is a hilarious catalog of the absurdly extravagant lifestyles, impossibly glamorous escapes, and pet projects of North America''s one percenters. From fiberglass Baobab tree houses in the foothills of the Rockies with machine-gun ports at every level, to a four-star open-air restaurant precariously balanced atop the leafy rainforests of the Amazon basin, longtime friends and mutual fans McCall and Letterman have created an Architectural Digest-style satire of the (obscenely) rich and famous. Featuring beautiful hand-painted illustrations in McCall''s inimitable style and the brilliantly caustic wit of both authors, This Land takes you on a dizzying tour of vacation homes and resorts at once utterly ridiculous and eerily plausible.

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When it comes to the lifestyles of American Express Black Card holders, you'd never know we're in a recession. This Land Was Made For You and Me (But Mostly Me) is a hilarious catalog of the absurdly extravagant lifestyles, impossibly glamorous escapes, and pet projects of North America's one percenters. From fiberglass Baobab tree houses in the foothills of the Rockies with machine-gun ports at e...

BRUCE McCALL is a Canadian expat who began his working career in a commercial art studio, switched to journalism and then advertising, and began writing and painting humorous subjects in the Seventies, first with the National Lampoon, and then The New Yorker, where he has illustrated fifty covers. McCall has published six books, including a memoir about growing up Canadian. He lives in New York City. DAVID LETTERMAN ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:112 pages, 9.82 × 11.25 × 0.48 inPublished:November 5, 2013Publisher:McClelland & StewartLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0771057113

ISBN - 13:9780771057113

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