When you are engulfed in flames

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Once again, David Sedaris brings together a collection of essays so uproariously funny and profoundly moving that his legions of fans will fall for him once more. He tests the limits of love when Hugh lances a boil from his backside, and pushes the boundaries of laziness when, finding the water shut off in his house in Normandy, he looks to the water in a vase of fresh cut flowers to fill the coffee machine. From armoring the windows with LP covers to protect the house from neurotic songbirds to the awkwardness of having a lozenge fall from your mouth into the lap of a sleeping fellow passenger on a plane, David Sedaris uses life's most bizarre moments to reach new heights in understanding love and fear, family and strangers. Culminating in a brilliantly funny account of his venture to Tokyo in order to quit smoking, David Sedaris's sixth essay collection will be avidly anticipated.--From publisher description.
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subject_facetAmerican essays
Humorous stories, American
title_displayWhen you are engulfed in flames
title_fullWhen You Are Engulfed in Flames
When you are engulfed in flames / David Sedaris
When you are engulfed in flames [electronic resource] / David Sedaris
title_shortWhen you are engulfed in flames
topic_facetAmerican essays
Essays
Humor (Nonfiction)
Humorous stories, American
Nonfiction