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DATING YOUR MOM (First Edition)

Frazier, Ian.

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ISBN 10: 0374135088 / ISBN 13: 9780374135089
Published by Farrar, Straus Giroux, 1986
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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NY: Farrar Strause Giroux 1986. First Edition. First printing. Hardbound. New, in dust jacket. A crisp unread copy. Author's First Book. There is a neat "OK" stamp on bottom edge. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 4631

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Title: DATING YOUR MOM (First Edition)

Publisher: Farrar, Straus Giroux

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition....

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These twenty-four stories range from parody to absurd humor, from farce to outlandish personal fantasy

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Open Dating Your Mom to any page and begin to read; chances are you won't make it 10 seconds without laughing. ("In today's fast-moving, transient, rootless society, where people meet and make love and part without ever really touching, the relationship every guy already has with his own mother is too valuable to ignore. Here is a grown, experienced, loving woman...") A collection of Ian Frazier's New Yorker pieces from the 1970s and '80s, it's a tremendous book. Frazier is undoubtedly one of the finest living humorists--a Thurber Prize-winner--and Dating Your Mom is what cemented his reputation. His jokes are turned just so, and if the subject matter can be a little elliptical, (as in the story "Bob's Bob House") that flaw is more than excused by the guffaws that surround it.

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