Dave Barry Slept Here

Dave Barry Slept Here

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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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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 132.08 x 205.74 x 15.24mm | 90.72g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Ballantine Books Inc.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • w. figs.
  • 0345416600
  • 9780345416605
  • 317,479

About Dave Barry

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.

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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!

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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!

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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

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