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Publisher Comments:

Tom Bodett, Alaskas 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 hes 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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"Tom Bodett, Alaskas 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 deligh"

Synopsis:

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.

About the Author

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 Radios “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 6. He lives with his wife and son in Homer, Alaska, from where he hosted “The End of the Road Review,” a nationally syndicated weekly radio variety show.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780201136890
Author:
Bodett, Tom
Publisher:
Da Capo
Subject:
General
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
American wit and humor
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Humorous
Subject:
Alaska
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
American essays
Subject:
Anthologies-Essays
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19880931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.38 in 7.8 oz

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Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Family
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Arts and Entertainment » Humor » Narrative
Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » Essays
History and Social Science » Americana » General
History and Social Science » Journalism » Radio
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"Tom Bodett, Alaskas 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 deligh"
"Synopsis" by , 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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