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Dave Barry Slept Here

Dave Barry Slept Here

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By (author) Dave Barry

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  • Publisher: Ballantine Books Inc.
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 104mm x 173mm x 20mm | 159g
  • Publication date: 1 February 1998
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0345416600
  • ISBN 13: 9780345416605
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Sales rank: 208,282

Product description

If you love to laugh, if you love your country, if you are unaware that "the Sixth Amendment states that if you are accused of a crime, you have the right to a trial before a jury of people too stupid to get out of jury duty, " Dave Barry Slept Here is the book for you. Every single momentous event and crucial movement is covered, including: The Birthing Contractions of a Nation Kicking Some British Butt The Forging of a Large, Wasteful Bureaucracy The Civil War: A Nation Pokes Itself in the Eyeball The Fifties: Peace, Prosperity, Brain Death The Reagan-Bush Years: Napping Toward Glory And much more!

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Author information

Dave Barry is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for the Miami Herald. He is the author of numerous bestsellers, including the recent Dave Barry in Cyberspace. He lives in Miami, Florida.

Review quote

"I fear that Mr. Barry's dream of making millions of dollars through mass sales of his book to a captive audience of innocent schoolchildren will not be realized, and he will have to be content with making readers laugh a lot, as this one did".-- The New York Times Book Review

Back cover copy

If you love to laugh, if you love your country, if you are unaware that "the Sixth Amendment states that if you are accused of a crime, you have the right to a trial before a jury of people too stupid to get out of jury duty", DAVE BARRY SLEPT HERE is the book for you. Every single momentous event and crucial movement is covered, including: -- The Birthing Contractions of a Nation -- Kicking Some British Butt -- The Forging of a Large, Wasteful Bureaucracy -- The Civil War: A Nation Pokes Itself in the Eyeball -- The Fifties: Peace, Prosperity, Brain Death -- The Reagan-Bush Years: Napping Toward Glory -- And much more!

Flap copy

If you love to laugh, if you love your country, if you are unaware that "the Sixth Amendment states that if you are accused of a crime, you have the right to a trial before a jury of people too stupid to get out of jury duty," Dave Barry Slept Here is the book for you. Every single momentous event and crucial movement is covered, including: The Birthing Contractions of a Nation Kicking Some British Butt The Forging of a Large, Wasteful Bureaucracy The Civil War: A Nation Pokes Itself in the Eyeball The Fifties: Peace, Prosperity, Brain Death The Reagan-Bush Years: Napping Toward Glory And much more!