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Boogers Are My Beat: More Lies, But Some Actual Journalism!

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Publisher Comments:

The New York Times calls him “the funniest man in America,” and his legions of fans agree, laughing and snorting as they put his books on bestseller lists nationwide.

In Boogers Are My Beat, Dave gives us the real scoop on:

• The scientific search for the world’s funniest joke (you can bet it includes the word “weasel”)
• RV camping in the Wal-Mart parking lot
• Outwitting “smart” kitchen appliances and service contracts
• Elections in Florida (“You can’t spell Florida without ‘duh’”)
• The Olympics, where people from all over the world come together to accuse each other of cheating
• The truth about the Dakotas, the Lone Ranger, and feng shui
• The choice between death and taxes
And much, much more—including some truths about journalism and serious thoughts about 9/11.

Review:

"Barry has never been as funny as he is in this rip-roaring, hilarious new collection of columns....Whether funny or serious, Barry is always on target. This work on the 'booger beat' is nothing short of excellent." Kristine Huntley, Booklist

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Synopsis:

The New York Times calls him “the funniest man in America,” and his legions of fans agree, laughing and snorting as they put his books on bestseller lists nationwide.

In Boogers Are My Beat, Dave gives us the real scoop on:

• The scientific search for the worlds funniest joke (you can bet it includes the word “weasel”)

• RV camping in the Wal-Mart parking lot

• Outwitting “smart” kitchen appliances and service contracts

• Elections in Florida (“You cant spell Florida without ‘duh”)

• The Olympics, where people from all over the world come together to accuse each other of cheating

• The truth about the Dakotas, the Lone Ranger, and feng shui

• The choice between death and taxes

And much, much moreincluding some truths about journalism and serious thoughts about 9/11.

Dave Barry won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1988, and his columns are syndicated in more than 500 newspapers. His most recent books, Dave Barry Is Not Taking This Sitting Down and the novels Big Trouble and Tricky Business, were national bestsellers. He lives in Miami, Floriduh.

Also available as an eBook

From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Dave Barry won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1988, and his columns are syndicated in more than 500 newspapers. His most recent books, Dave Barry Is Not Taking This Sitting Down and the novels Big Trouble and Tricky Business, were national bestsellers. He lives in Miami, Floriduh.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400080762
Author:
Barry, Dave
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press (CA)
Illustrator:
MacNelly, Jeff
Illustrator:
Cassatt & Brookins
Subject:
American wit and humor
Subject:
Form - Essays
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Humor-Anthologies
Subject:
humor;essays;non-fiction;journalism
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20040931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
10 LINE DRAWINGS
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.04x5.24x.56 in. .44 lbs.

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Product details 256 pages Three Rivers Press (CA) - English 9781400080762 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Barry has never been as funny as he is in this rip-roaring, hilarious new collection of columns....Whether funny or serious, Barry is always on target. This work on the 'booger beat' is nothing short of excellent."
"Synopsis" by , US
"Synopsis" by , The New York Times calls him “the funniest man in America,” and his legions of fans agree, laughing and snorting as they put his books on bestseller lists nationwide.

In Boogers Are My Beat, Dave gives us the real scoop on:

• The scientific search for the worlds funniest joke (you can bet it includes the word “weasel”)

• RV camping in the Wal-Mart parking lot

• Outwitting “smart” kitchen appliances and service contracts

• Elections in Florida (“You cant spell Florida without ‘duh”)

• The Olympics, where people from all over the world come together to accuse each other of cheating

• The truth about the Dakotas, the Lone Ranger, and feng shui

• The choice between death and taxes

And much, much moreincluding some truths about journalism and serious thoughts about 9/11.

Dave Barry won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1988, and his columns are syndicated in more than 500 newspapers. His most recent books, Dave Barry Is Not Taking This Sitting Down and the novels Big Trouble and Tricky Business, were national bestsellers. He lives in Miami, Floriduh.

Also available as an eBook

From the Hardcover edition.

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