The Best of Dave Barry
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The Best of Dave Barry

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There's no such thing as too many laughs! Dave Barry's quirky take on American life will shed new light on popular culture.
Audio, Abridged, 9 pages
Published May 1st 1995 by Audio Literature (first published 1992)
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Justin Tyme
Dave Barry offers a pretty hilarious reflection on his visit to Japan. If you want a good laugh (a little off color in places) and a personal reflection on the difference between Japanese and American (US) culture, this book is for you. If you want a serious, scholarly contrast and comparison between the cultures, then look elsewhere. Mr. Barry admits as much in this book.

As for accuracy, I cannot judge if this book highlights the most important differences between the cultures or not. Also, Mr...more
Marilyn
Some of this dragged, but all in all I think Dave Barry is spot on funny. His best books are stillDave Barry Does Japan and Dave Barry's Guide to Guys.
Lgordo
I just didn't think he was funny.
Charlie Corum
Gut-busting funny. Best read aloud in a group setting. Caution: do not read in quiet public places. You WILL laugh out lout and then you WILL feel like a buffoon.
Walt Murray
Great compilation of DB's work. A great intro to his writing.
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Dave Barry is a humor columnist. For 25 years he was a syndicated columnist whose work appeared in more than 500 newspapers in the United States and abroad. In 1988 he won the Pulitzer Prize for Commentary. Many people are still trying to figure out how this happened.
Dave has also written a total of 30 books, although virtually none of them contain useful information. Two of his books were used as...more
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