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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.

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 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.

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.

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DAVE BARRY won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1988, and his columns are syndicated in more than 500 newspapers. He lives in Miami, Florida.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400047574
Author:
Barry, Dave
Publisher:
Random House
Location:
New York
Subject:
American wit and humor
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Form - Essays
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Us
Series Volume:
107-261
Publication Date:
September 2003
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.60x5.74x.86 in. .83 lbs.

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Product details 256 pages Crown Publishers - English 9781400047574 Reviews:
"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 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.

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

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