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Publisher Comments:

In Naked, David Sedaris's message alternately rendered in Fakespeare, Italian, Spanish, and pidgin Greek is the same: pay attention to me.

Whether he's taking to the road with a thieving quadriplegic, sorting out the fancy from the extra-fancy in a bleak fruit-packing factory, or celebrating Christmas in the company of a recently paroled prostitute, this collection of memoirs creates a wickedly incisive portrait of an all-too-familiar world. It takes Sedaris from his humiliating bout with obsessive behavior in A Plague of Tics to the title story, where he is finally forced to face his naked self in the mirrored sunglasses of a lunatic. At this soulful and moving moment, he picks potato chip crumbs from his pubic hair and wonders what it all means.

This remarkable journey into his own life follows a path of self-effacement and a lifelong search for identity, leaving him both under suspicion and overdressed.

Synopsis:

Hip radio comedy fans and theater folks who belong to the cult of Obie-winning playwright/performer Sedaris must kill to get this book. In a series of textured essays, Sedaris takes listeners along on his catastrophic detours through a nudist colony, a fruit-packing plant, his own childhood, and a dozen more of the world's little purgatories. Abridged. 3 CDs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781586212230
performance Read:
Sedaris, David
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Sedaris, Amy
Read by:
Sedaris, Amy
Read by:
Sedaris, David
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Sedaris, David
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Sedaris, Amy
Author:
Sedaris, Amy
Author:
Sedaris, David
Author:
Sedaris, David
Publisher:
Grand Central Publishing
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
United states
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Compact discs
Subject:
Humorists, American
Subject:
Talking book collection.
Subject:
Audiobooks (Abridged)
Subject:
Humorists, American - 20th century
Subject:
Biography-Literary
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Dysfunctional families; Childhood memories; Gay men; Brothers and sisters; College students; Friendship; Hitchhiking
Abridged:
Y
Series Volume:
#WQ-97-28
Publication Date:
20011001
Binding:
CD-audio
Language:
English
Pages:
3
Dimensions:
5.5 x 5 x 0.75 in 0.32 lb
Media Run Time:
180

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"Synopsis" by , Hip radio comedy fans and theater folks who belong to the cult of Obie-winning playwright/performer Sedaris must kill to get this book. In a series of textured essays, Sedaris takes listeners along on his catastrophic detours through a nudist colony, a fruit-packing plant, his own childhood, and a dozen more of the world's little purgatories. Abridged. 3 CDs.
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