The Resource Calypso, David Sedaris

Calypso, David Sedaris

Label
Calypso
Title
Calypso
Statement of responsibility
David Sedaris
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When he buys a beach house on the Carolina coast, Sedaris envisions long, relaxing vacations spent playing board games and lounging in the sun with those he loves most. And life at the Sea Section, as he names the vacation home, is exactly as idyllic as he imagined, except for one tiny, vexing realization: it's impossible to take a vacation from yourself. With Calypso, Sedaris sets his formidable powers of observation toward middle age and mortality. Make no mistake: these stories are very, very funny it's a book that can make you laugh 'til you snort, the way only family can. Sedaris's writing has never been sharper, and his ability to shock readers into laughter unparalleled. But much of the comedy here is born out of that vertiginous moment when your own body betrays you and you realize that the story of your life is made up of more past than future
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Sedaris, David
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Sedaris, David
  • Aging
  • Mortality
  • American wit and humor
Target audience
adult
Label
Calypso, David Sedaris
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Calypso
  • A modest proposal
  • The silent treatment
  • Untamed
  • The one(s) who got away
  • Sorry
  • Boo-hooey
  • A number of the reasons I've been depressed lately
  • Why aren't you laughing?
  • I'm still standing
  • Company man
  • The spirit world
  • And while you're up there, check on my prostate
  • The Comey memo
  • Now we are five
  • Little guy
  • Stepping out
  • A house divided
  • The perfect fit
  • Leviathan
  • Your English is so good
Control code
2353365
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 259 pages
Isbn
9781408707821
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Calypso, David Sedaris
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Calypso
  • A modest proposal
  • The silent treatment
  • Untamed
  • The one(s) who got away
  • Sorry
  • Boo-hooey
  • A number of the reasons I've been depressed lately
  • Why aren't you laughing?
  • I'm still standing
  • Company man
  • The spirit world
  • And while you're up there, check on my prostate
  • The Comey memo
  • Now we are five
  • Little guy
  • Stepping out
  • A house divided
  • The perfect fit
  • Leviathan
  • Your English is so good
Control code
2353365
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 259 pages
Isbn
9781408707821
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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