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Me Talk Pretty One Day
by David Sedaris

Published: 2001-06-05
Paperback : 272 pages
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A recent transplant to Paris, humorist David Sedaris, bestselling author of "Naked", presents a collection of his strongest work yet, including the title story about his hilarious attempt to learn French. A number one national bestseller now in ...
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A recent transplant to Paris, humorist David Sedaris, bestselling author of "Naked", presents a collection of his strongest work yet, including the title story about his hilarious attempt to learn French. A number one national bestseller now in paperback.

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ANYONE WHO WATCHES EVEN THE SLIGHTEST amount of TV is familiar with the scene: An agent knocks on the door of some seemingly ordinary home or office. The door opens, and the person holding the knob is asked to identify himself. The agent then says, "I'm going to ask you to come with me." ... view entire excerpt...

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by Catniss (see profile) 09/15/17

 
  "Me Talk Pretty One Day"by dawnmgeoppinger (see profile) 05/16/12

 
  "Me talk pretty one day"by schmidt158 (see profile) 04/25/12

 
  "Laugh out loud Funny"by MLT88 (see profile) 10/16/11

This book was hilariously funny- everyone enjoyed reading it. However, all agreed that it left no room for good discussion beyond recounting which stories made us laugh the hardest.

 
  "An Individual Read"by acesmom (see profile) 06/18/11

Not for book club....but as an individual reading for "Fun"...I got it! FUN!

 
  "Very Funny - But Not a Good Book Club Discussion Book"by Pam Jones (see profile) 03/24/11

I rated this book "2 stars" to make it clear that this book should NOT be chosen as a book for club discussion. David Sedaris is a brilliant humorous writer. Is essays were often laugh-out-loud funny.... (read more)

 
  "One boy's life experiences."by greymare (see profile) 01/15/09

Many hearty laughs and some serious discussion.

 
  "Although entertaining, this book does not make for a good book group discussion."by Kimby (see profile) 11/20/08

 
  "good book. but not a "book club" kinda book, you know what i mean."by elizabeth.bennet (see profile) 07/10/08

 
  "Not sure that people would like to discuss this book."by cam21girl (see profile) 07/10/08

This book had it's funny moments. It was interesting. We did not get what we expected. We did not know that it was a collection of short stories. It is hard to discuss a book when it doesn't have a plot... (read more)

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