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The Worst Class Trip Ever
by Dave Barry
In this hilarious novel, written in the voice of eighth-grader Wyatt Palmer, Dave Barry takes us on a class trip to Washington, DC. Wyatt, his best friend, Matt, and a few kids from Culver Middle School find themselves in a heap of trouble—not just with their teachers, who have long lost patience with them—but from several mysterious...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Dave Barry Slept Here: A Sort of History of the United States
by Dave Barry
"Bary turns his formidable wit to the subject of American history, with a result reminiscent of the Reduced Shakespeare Company: The better you know the original, the funnier it gets." LOS ANGELES TIMES This time Dave Barry's subject is history, the way it's never been told before. Every single momentous event and crucial moment is...
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Categories: All Humor; All Nonfiction; Bestsellers; History
Dave Barry Is Not Taking This Sitting Down
by Dave Barry
Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist Dave Barry is a pretty amiable guy. But lately, he’s been getting a little worked up. What could make a mild-mannered man of words so hot under the collar? Well, a lot of things–like bad public art, Internet millionaires, SUVs, Regis Philbin . . . and even bigger problems, like • The...
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Categories: All Humor
Big Trouble
by Dave Barry
Dave Barry makes his fiction debut with a ferociously funny novel of love and mayhem in south Florida. In his career, Dave Barry has done just about everything--written bestselling nonfiction, won a Pulitzer Prize, seen his life turned into a television series. And now, at last, he has joined the long list of literary figures from Jane...
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Categories: Bestsellers; Contemporary Fiction
Tricky Business
by Dave Barry
The Extravaganza of the Seas is a five-thousand-ton cash cow, a top-heavy tub whose sole function is to carry gamblers three miles from the Florida coast, take their money, then bring them back so they can find more money. In the middle of a tropical storm one night, these characters are among the passengers it carries: Fay Benton, a...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Bestsellers
Dave Barry's Book of Bad Songs
by Dave Barry
When funnyman Dave Barry asked readers about their least favorite tunes, he thought he was penning just another installment of his weekly syndicated humor column. But the witty writer was flabbergasted by the response when over 10,000 readers voted. "I have never written a column that got a bigger response than the one announcing...
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Categories: All Humor; Bestsellers
Insane City
by Dave Barry
Seth Weinstein always knew Tina was way, way, way out of his league. Which is why he’s still astonished that he’s on a plane heading for their wedding in Florida. The Groom Posse has already pulled an airport prank on him—and he’s survived! It should be easy going from now on. But Seth has absolutely no idea what he’s about...
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Categories: Action and Adventure; All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers
Dave Barry's Only Travel Guide You'll Ever Need
by Dave Barry
TAKE YOUR TRAVEL TIPS FROM DAVE BARRY, A GUY WHO IS REALLY GONE! Complete with maps, histories, quaint local facts (France's National Underwear Changing Day is March 12), song lyrics, helpful hints on how to get through Customs (all insects must be spayed), and tidbits from Dave Barry's own fond vacation nightmares, DAVE BARRY'S ONLY...
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Categories: All Humor; All Nonfiction
Homes and Other Black Holes
by Dave Barry
"Mr. Barry is the funniest man in America and we should encourage him." --The New York Times Book Review THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME--EXCEPT IN A SELLER'S MARKET At long last, Dave Barry, the dean of everything, lets you in on the deepest, darkest mysteries of life and answers your hysterical home purchase questions like they've never...
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Categories: All Humor
Dave Barry in Cyberspace
by Dave Barry
"RELENTLESSLY FUNNY . . . BARRY SHINES." --People A self-professed computer geek who actually does Windows 95, bestselling humorist Dave Barry takes us on a hilarious hard drive via the information superhighway--and into the very heart of cyberspace, asking the provocative question: If God had wanted us to be concise, why give us so...
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Categories: All Humor; All Nonfiction; Bestsellers
Dave Barry's Greatest Hits
by Dave Barry
WHEN DAVE BARRY IS ON THE LOOSE, NO ONE IS SAFE! What Dave Barry did for the men's movement in his Complete Guide to Guys and for foreign relations when he did Japan he now does for . . . everything in America. The rapacious observer of Tupperware ladies and leisure concept salesmen sounds off on: Football--Football is more than just a...
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Categories: All Humor; Bestsellers
Dave Barry Is Not Making This Up
by Dave Barry
Since Dave Barry writes about weird things, you might be tempted to think he has a weird brain. He does, of course, but that's not the whole explanation: A lot of the things he writes about -- exploding Pop-Tarts, for example -- are real. In fact, Dave's main job as a humor columnist -- aside from playing Stealth Fighter on his computer...
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Categories: All Humor
I'll Mature When I'm Dead: Dave Barry's Amazing Tales of Adulthood
by Dave Barry
The New York Times bestseller from "the funniest man in America" ( New York Times ). Not everyone has to be dragged kicking and screaming through adulthood. Let Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist and nationally un recognized voice of maturity Dave Barry make the journey a little easier—and a lot funnier—with his hilarious takes...
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Categories: All Humor; Bestsellers
The Greatest Invention in the History of Mankind Is Beer: and Other Manly Insights from Dave Barry
by Dave Barry
Everyone loves Dave Barry. His irreverent best-selling books incite universal laughter. In The Greatest Invention in the History of Mankind is Beer and Other Manly Insights from Dave Barry , Dave goes on a testosterone riff, enlightening all about the intricacies of being male. Men everywhere can relate to this book's hilarious...
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Categories: All Humor; All Nonfiction
Science Fair
by Dave Barry
Grdankl the Strong, president of Krpshtskan, is plotting to take over the American government. His plan is to infiltrate the science fair at Hubble Middle School, located in a Maryland suburb just outside Washington. The rich kids at Hubble cheat by buying their projects every year, and Grdankl's cronies should have no problem selling...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Dave Barry Turns Forty
by Dave Barry
"Just the ticket for the '90s." SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE If you're too young for a nursing home yet too old to be a rock star, if your marriage is as exciting as scraping grass off the lawnmower blades, then this hilarious book by Pulitzer-Prize-winning columnist and author is for you. Put on your protective eyewear and take a probing...
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Categories: All Humor
Bridge to Never Land, The (Peter and the Starcatchers Book 5)
by Dave Barry
One summer morning while Aidan and Sarah are visiting their grandfather, they discover a secret compartment in his battered wooden desk. Inside is a yellowed envelope that contains a piece of very thin, almost translucent, white paper, on which, handwritten in black ink, are a series of seemingly random lines; among them are what appear...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
Lunatics
by Dave Barry
Philip Horkman is a happy man, the owner of a pet store called The Wine Shop, and on Sundays a referee for a local kids’ soccer league. Jeffrey Peckerman is the proud and loving father of a star athlete in the girls’ ten-and-under soccer league, and he’s not exactly happy with the ref. The two of them are about to collide in a...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Bestsellers
Dave Barry Does Japan
by Dave Barry
"One of the funniest peole ever to tap tap on a PC." PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER Not since George Bush's memorable dinner with the Japanese prime minister has the Land of the Rising Sun seen the likes of a goodwill ambassador like Dave Barry. Join him as he belts out oldies in a karaoke bar, marries a geriatric geisha girl, takes his first...
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Categories: All Humor; All Nonfiction; Bestsellers
Dave Barry's Money Secrets: Like: Why Is There a Giant Eyeball on the Dollar?
by Dave Barry
Did you ever wish that you really understood money? Well, Dave Barry wishes that he did, too. But that hasn’t stopped him from writing this book. In it, Dave explores (as only he can) such topics as: • How the U.S. economy works, including the often overlooked role of Adam Sandler • Why it is not a good idea to use squirrels for...
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Categories: All Humor; All Nonfiction; Personal Finance
Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys
by Dave Barry
"Dave Barry is one funny human." -- San Francisco Examiner For thousands of years, women have asked themselves: What is the deal with guys, anyway? What are they thinking? The answer, of course, is: virtually nothing. Deep down inside, guys are extremely shallow. But that has not stopped Dave Barry from writing an entire book about...
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Categories: All Humor; Bestsellers
My Teenage Son's Goal in Life Is to Make Me Feel 3,500 Years Old: and Other Thoughts on Parenting from Dave Barry
by Dave Barry
Dave Barry isn't just funny. His wit cuts right to the core of life's absurdities. In "My Teenage Son's Greatest Goal in Life Is to Make Me Feel 3,500 Years Old" and Other Thoughts on Parenting from Dave Barry, Dave shares his hopes, fears, and insights about his own stint as a father. "Most people make babies out to be very...
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Categories: All Humor; All Nonfiction
Dave Barry Talks Back
by Dave Barry
Yet another collection of Barry wit and wisdom by the Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist and the author of Dave Barry Turns 40.
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Dave Barry Turns Fifty
by Dave Barry
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist comes a celebration of the aging process. Not just Dave's, but that of the whole Baby Boom Generation--those millions of us who set a standard for whining self-absorption that will never be equaled, and who gave birth to such stunning accomplishments as Saturday Night Live!, the New Age...
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Dave Barry Is from Mars and Venus
by Dave Barry
"Booger." In case you're wondering, that's the title of a winning entry from a parody contest that Dave Barry's flagship paper, the Miami Herald , ran in 1989. There's more to Dave Barry than "boogers," of course--he's the McDonald's of American humor. One, nearly everybody likes him. Two, he's everywhere. Three--and this is the...
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Dave Barry Hits Below the Beltway
by Dave Barry
Just in time, Dave Barry supplies the wholly original, much needed history and guide to the new American politics and its three capitals, Washington, D.C., Austin, and South Florida. No surprise: it's hilarious. Understanding the urgent need for a deeply thoughtful balanced book to explain our national political process, Dave Barry has...
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Categories: All Humor
My Teenage Son's Goal in Life Is to Make Me Feel 3,500 Years Old and Other Thoug
by Dave Barry
Dave Barry isn't just funny. His hilarious syndicated newspaper column and numerous best-selling books have sparked the kid of adulation that's often reserved for rock stars or world leaders. His wit cuts right to the core of life's absurdities. In "My Teenage Son's Goal In Life Is To Make Me Feel 3,500 Years Old" and Other Thoughts...
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Categories: All Humor; All Nonfiction
Boogers Are My Beat: More Lies, but Some Actual Journalism
by Dave Barry
The New York Times calls him “the funniest man in America,” and his legions of fans agree, laughing and snorting as they put his books on bestseller lists nationwide. In Boogers Are My Beat , Dave gives us the real scoop on: • The scientific search for the world’s funniest joke (you can bet it includes the word “weasel”)...
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Categories: All Humor; All Nonfiction
Dave Barry's History of the Millennium (So Far)
by Dave Barry
A brilliantly funny look at the tumultuous recent past from the Pulitzer Prize?winning humorist. Remember when everything was going to go to hell when Y2K struck? That didn?t happen. Right? But what did happen? To provide a little perspective on a really messed-up millennium (so far), the one and only Dave Barry slips into his...
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Categories: All Humor
The Greatest Invention in the History of Mankind Is Beer and Other Manly Insight
by Dave Barry
Everyone loves Dave Barry. His hilarious and irreverent syndicated newspaper column and numerous best-selling books incite universal laughter. In "The Greatest Invention In The History Of Mankind Is Beer" and Other Manly Insights From Dave Barry, Dave goes on a testosterone riff, enlightening all about the intricacies of being male.
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Categories: All Humor; All Nonfiction
Best. State. Ever.: A Florida Man Defends His Homeland
by Dave Barry
A brilliantly funny exploration of the Sunshine State from the man who knows it best: Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times –bestselling author Dave Barry.   We never know what will happen next in Florida. We know only that, any minute now, something will. Every few months, Dave Barry gets a call from some media person...
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Categories: All Humor; History; Travel
Peter and the Starcatchers (5 Book Series)
by Ridley Pearson, Dave Barry
From Book 1: Don't even think of starting this book unless you're sitting in a comfortable chair and have lots of time. Afast-paced, impossible-to-put-down adventure awaits as the young orphan Peter and his mates are dispatched to an island ruled by the evil King Zarboff. They set sail aboard the Never Land, a ship carrying a precious...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
The Shepherd, the Angel, and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog
by Dave Barry
The national bestseller from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author—one of the warmest and most delightful Christmas stories ever. With fond nostalgia, Dave Barry takes readers back to a simpler time: The year is 1960, and young Doug Barnes is playing a shepherd in the Christmas pageant at St. John’s Episcopal Church—which is a...
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Categories: Bestsellers
Hard Listening: The Greatest Rock Band Ever (of Authors) Tells All
by Stephen King, Scott Turow
IMPORTANT: This version of Hard Listening includes essays, photos and interactive quizzes. For a version with video and audio clips, please search for the Enhanced Edition. Over 350M books sold. Forty New York Times #1 Bestsellers. One lousy band. Now go behind the scenes to hear their stories firsthand. In 1992, a cadre of the...
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Categories: Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; Arts & Photography
The Putt at the End of the World
by Dave Barry
The richest man in the world invites a trio of mediocre golfers to play at a secret course in Scotland. The result of their efforts will somehow affect the fate of the world. Can golf save the world?
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica; Contemporary Fiction
Dear Gangster...: Advice for the Lonelyhearted from the Gangster of Love
by Gangster of Love
He's the Ann Landers of anomie, the antidote for sniveling sensitivity, a caustic balm for our broken hearts--he's "The Gangster of Love." This collection of his columns features questions from anxious readers--with the Gangster's more or less helpful replies--which are loaded with quirky counsel on sticky problems and endless anecdotes.
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Categories: All Advice and How-To; All Humor; All Nonfiction
For This We Left Egypt?: A Passover Haggadah for Jews and Those Who Love Them
by Dave Barry
The book you hold before you is no ordinary Haggadah. If you’ve ever suffered through a Seder, you’re well aware of the fact that the entire evening can last as long as the exodus from Egypt itself. There are countless stories, dozens of blessings, and far too many handwashings while the meal turns cold. Now prepare to be...
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Categories: All Humor; All Religion & Spirituality
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