Magnificent Bastards

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From the grouchy, deadpan, comic genius and brilliantly witty author of Otis Lee Crenshaw: I Blame Society and Things Snowball comes this wonderful new collection of stories of magnificent bastards and lost souls. Meet the man who vacuums bewildered prairie dogs out of their burrows; a smug, carbon-neutral eco-couple; a teenage girl who invites 45,000 MySpace friends to a house party; the author of a business book entitled Highly Successful Secrets to Standing on a Corner Holding Up a Golf Sale Sign; and a ...

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Overview

From the grouchy, deadpan, comic genius and brilliantly witty author of Otis Lee Crenshaw: I Blame Society and Things Snowball comes this wonderful new collection of stories of magnificent bastards and lost souls. Meet the man who vacuums bewildered prairie dogs out of their burrows; a smug, carbon-neutral eco-couple; a teenage girl who invites 45,000 MySpace friends to a house party; the author of a business book entitled Highly Successful Secrets to Standing on a Corner Holding Up a Golf Sale Sign; and a man whose attempts to teach softball to a group of indolent advertising executives sparks an international crisis.
With his trademark humor, this is guaranteed to delight his loyal fanbase as well as draw in new readers.

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"Sure to produce public displays of hilarity . . . It's a book that bears repeated readings."  —Booklist

"If you want to understand America . . . get acquainted with . . . Rich Hall, one of the funniest, smartest American wits alive."  —Stephen Fry, author and comedian

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Sure to produce public displays of hilarity ... It's a book that bears repeated readings.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780349119656
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • Publication date: 9/1/2009
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Rich Hall is famed for his brilliant stand-up routines and comic creation Otis Lee Crenshaw. He appears regularly on TV including several of his own TV series. He won two Emmys for his work with David Letterman.
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