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Theft by finding : diaries (1977-2002) / David Sedaris.

Sedaris, David (author.).

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  • 58 of 62 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 5 of 6 copies available at Forsyth County Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Clemmons Branch B Sedaris, David (Text) 0112521454387 Adult Biography Available -
Forsyth Central B Sedaris, David (Text) 0112521449027 Adult Biography Available -
Forsyth Central NC B Sedaris, David (Text) 0112521849862 North Carolina Collection Noncirculating -
Lewisville Branch B Sedaris, David (Text) 0112521373937 Adult Biography Available -
Paddison Memorial Branch B Sedaris, David (Text) 0112521355742 Adult Biography Available -
Southside Branch B Sedaris, David (Text) 0112521454396 Adult Biography Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316154727
  • ISBN: 0316154725
  • Physical Description: print
    514 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: For forty years, David Sedaris has kept a diary in which he records everything that captures his attention-overheard comments, salacious gossip, soap opera plot twists, secrets confided by total strangers. These observations are the source code for his finest work, and through them he has honed his cunning, surprising sentences. Now, Sedaris shares his private writings with the world. "Theft by Finding," the first of two volumes, is the story of how a drug-abusing dropout with a weakness for the International House of Pancakes and a chronic inability to hold down a real job became one of the funniest people on the planet. Written with a sharp eye and ear for the bizarre, the beautiful, and the uncomfortable, and with a generosity of spirit that even a misanthropic sense of humor can't fully disguise, "Theft By Finding" proves that Sedaris is one of our great modern observers. It's a potent reminder that when you're as perceptive and curious as Sedaris, there's no such thing as a boring day.
Subject: Sedaris, David Diaries
Authors, American 21st century Diaries
Humorists, American 21st century Diaries
Genre: Diaries.
Autobiographies.
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