112 pages, 9.82 × 11.25 × 0.48 in
November 5, 2013
McClelland & Stewart
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0771057113
ISBN - 13: 9780771057113
From the Publisher
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.
About the Author
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 is an American television host, comedian, and film and television producer. He has been the host of The Late Show with David Letterman since 1982. The author lives in New York City / New York City.
Praise for Bruce McCall
• "McCall is the last of the great comic illustrators." -- Christopher Buckley
• "Bruce McCall . . . is always entertaining." -- Boston Globe