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Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk; A Modest Bestiary

Sedaris, David; Falconer, Ian (illustrator)

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ISBN 10: 0316038407 / ISBN 13: 9780316038409
Published by Back Bay Books, New York, 2011
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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Duodecimo in black and light blue wraps (black spine); color illus.; 168 p., 18 cm. Signed by David Sedaris on title page. Fine copy with faintest edgewear; else tight copy; pages are crisp, clean and free of creases; binding is tight. First edition, first printing (full number line). Bookseller Inventory # 84211

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Title: Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk; A Modest Bestiary

Publisher: Back Bay Books, New York

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Featuring David Sedaris's unique blend of hilarity and heart, this new illustrated collection of animal-themed tales is an utter delight. Though the characters may not be human, the situations in these stories bear an uncanny resemblance to the insanity of everyday life.

In "The Toad, the Turtle, and the Duck," three strangers commiserate about animal bureaucracy while waiting in a complaint line. In "Hello Kitty," a cynical feline struggles to sit through his prison-mandated AA meetings. In "The Squirrel and the Chipmunk," a pair of star-crossed lovers is separated by prejudiced family members.

With original illustrations by Ian Falconer, author of the bestselling Olivia series of children's books, these stories are David Sedaris at his most observant, poignant, and surprising.

About the Author:

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

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