I'll Mature When I'm Dead: Dave Barry's Amazing Tales of Adulthood (Paperback)

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    Dave Barry is a humor columnist. For 25 years he was a syndicated columnist whose work appeared in more than 500 newspapers in the United States and abroad. In 1988 he won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary. Many people are still trying to figure out how this happened.

    Dave has also written a total of 25 books, although virtually none of them contain useful information. Two of his books were used as the basis for the CBS TV sitcom "Dave's World," in which Harry Anderson played a much taller version of Dave.

    Dave plays lead guitar in a literary rock band called the Rock Bottom Remainders, whose other members include Stephen King, Amy Tan, Ridley Pearson and Mitch Albom. They are not musically skilled, but they are extremely loud. Dave has also made many TV appearances, including one on the David Letterman show where he proved that it is possible to set fire to a pair of men's underpants with a Barbie doll.

    In his spare time, Dave is a candidate for president of the United States. If elected, his highest priority will be to seek the death penalty for whoever is responsible for making Americans install low-flow toilets.

    Dave lives in Miami, Florida, with his wife, Michelle, a sportswriter. He has a son, Rob, and a daughter, Sophie, neither of whom thinks he's funny.

    The New York Times bestse;;er from "the funniest man in America" (New York Times).

    Not everyone has to be dragged kicking and screaming through adulthood. Let Pulitzer Prizewinning humorist and nationally unrecognized voice of maturity Dave Barry make the journey a little easier-and a lot funnier-with his hilarious takes on parenting, changing self-image, the battle of the sexes, technology, health care, celebrityhood-and even vampires!


    ISBN 9780425238981
    Genre HUMOR / Form / Essays
    Format Paperback
    Pages 272
    Publisher Date 2011-04-05 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Putnam Pub Group
    Copyright Year 2011
    Height 8.25 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.65 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Dave Barry's Amazing Tales of Adulthood
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Barry, Dave
    Country of Origin United States

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