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Dave Barry's Guide to Life (Contains: "Dave Barry's Guide to Marriage and/or Sex" / "Babies and Other Hazards of Sex" / "Stay Fit and Healthy Until You're Dead" / "Claw Your Way to the Top")
What we need is an instruction manual for life--a serious, carefully researched treatise filled with wisdom and insight. Instead, we have "Dave Barry's Guide to Life, " which is no help whatsoever. Bu…
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