Holidays on Ice: With Six New Stories (Paperback)

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    David Sedaris is a regular contributor to The New Yorker and Public Radio International's "This American Life." He is the author of the booksWhen You Are Engulfed in Flames, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim,Me Talk Pretty One Day, Naked, and Barrel Fever.

    David Sedaris's beloved holiday collection is new again with six more pieces, including a never before published story. Along with such favoritesas the diaries of a Macy's elf and the annals of two very competitive families, are Sedaris's tales of tardy trick-or-treaters ("Us and Them"); the difficulties of explaining the Easter Bunny to the French ("Jesus Shaves"); what to do when you've been locked out in a snowstorm ("Let It Snow"); the puzzling Christmas traditions of other nations ("Six to Eight Black Men"); what Halloween at the medical examiner's looks like ("The Monster Mash"); and a barnyard secret Santa scheme gone awry ("Cow and Turkey").

    No matter what your favorite holiday, you won't want to miss celebrating it with the author who has been called "one of the funniest writers alive" (Economist).

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    ISBN 9780316078917
    Genre HUMOR / Form / Essays
    Format Paperback
    Pages 166
    Publisher Date 2010-10-20 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Back Bay Books
    Copyright Year 2008
    Height 7.0 in
    Wdth 5.0 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.25 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle With Six New Stories
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Sedaris, David
    Country of Origin United States

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