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Dave Barry

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About the Author

Dave Barry was born in Armonk, New York on July 3, 1947. He received an English degree from Haverford College in 1969. His early attempts at small-town journalism for the Daily Local News in West Chester, Pennsylvania, were directed towards local matters, such as zoning and sewage. In 1975, he näytä lisää briefly attempted to teach business writing to business people. Since then, he has worked as a professional humorist. For many years he wrote a newspaper column that appeared in more than 500 newspapers and for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for commentary. He is the author of numerous fiction, nonfiction, and young adult books. His novels include Big Trouble, Tricky Business, Lunatics, and Insane City. His nonfiction works include Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys, Dave Barry Slept Here: A Sort of History of the United States, I'll Mature When I'm Dead, You Can Date Boys When You're Forty: Dave Barry on Parenting and Other Topics He Knows Very Little About, and Live Right and Find Happiness (Although Beer Is Much Faster): Life Lessons and Other Ravings from Dave Barry. His young adult books include the Starcatchers series and the Never Land series. Dave Barry's title, Best. State. Ever, made the New York Times bestseller list in 2016. (Bowker Author Biography) Dave Barry is a Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist. His recent novel, "Big Trouble," spent several months on the "New York Times" best-seller list, & his most recent nonfiction book, "Dave Barry Turns 50," was also a national best-seller. Dave lives in Miami, Florida. (Publisher Provided) näytä vähemmän

Sisältää nimet: Dave Bary, Dave Barry, Dave Barry


Tekijän teokset

Peter and the Starcatchers (2004) 5,888 kappaletta
Peter and the Shadow Thieves (2006) 2,621 kappaletta
Big Trouble (1999) 1,961 kappaletta
Peter and the Secret of Rundoon (2007) 1,875 kappaletta
Dave Barry's Greatest Hits (1988) 1,140 kappaletta
Tricky Business (2002) 1,005 kappaletta
Dave Barry is Not Making This Up (1994) 917 kappaletta
Peter and the Sword of Mercy (2004) 902 kappaletta
Dave Barry Does Japan (1992) 792 kappaletta
Dave Barry in Cyberspace (1996) 785 kappaletta
Naked Came the Manatee (1997) — Avustaja — 666 kappaletta
Dave Barry Talks Back (1991) 624 kappaletta
Dave Barry is from Mars and Venus (1997) 606 kappaletta
Dave Barry Turns 40 (1990) 603 kappaletta
Insane City (2013) 451 kappaletta
Dave Barry's Book of Bad Songs (1997) 448 kappaletta
Dave Barry Turns 50 (1998) 439 kappaletta
Homes and Other Black Holes (1988) 429 kappaletta
Science Fair (2008) 394 kappaletta
The Bridge to Never Land (2011) 391 kappaletta
Lunatics (2012) 330 kappaletta
The Worst Class Trip Ever (2015) 279 kappaletta
Cave of the Dark Wind (2007) — Tekijä — 270 kappaletta
The Taming of the Screw (2000) 189 kappaletta
The World According to Dave Barry (1994) 170 kappaletta
Swamp Story (2023) 146 kappaletta
Blood Tide (2008) — Tekijä — 98 kappaletta
The Worst Night Ever (2016) 88 kappaletta
Walt Disney's Peter Pan (2009) 72 kappaletta
The Best of Dave Barry (1995) 7 kappaletta
New Treasury of Great Humorists (1995) 7 kappaletta
Dave Barry on Dads (2007) 4 kappaletta
Complete guide to guys (2009) 3 kappaletta
Dave Barry Turns 50 3 kappaletta
Dave Barry's Funniest Stuff (1998) 2 kappaletta
Childbirth Is Yucky 2 kappaletta
Passion: Men on Men {audio} — Avustaja — 1 kappale
Nosotros, los tios (2005) 1 kappale
Dave Barry's Funniest Stuff (2015) 1 kappale
Bad Habits (2023) 1 kappale
Peter and the Starcatchers Set Books 1-4 (2010) — Tekijä — 1 kappale

Associated Works

You Can Never Find a Rickshaw When It Monsoons: The World on One Cartoon a Day (2006) — Esipuhe, eräät painokset220 kappaletta
Russell Baker's Book of American Humor (1993) — Avustaja — 202 kappaletta
Japan: True Stories of Life on the Road (1998) — Avustaja — 125 kappaletta
In Dog Years I'd Be Dead: Garfield at 25 (1998) — Esipuhe — 90 kappaletta
The Hypochondriac's Guide to Life. And Death. (1998) — Johdanto — 86 kappaletta

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Virallinen nimi
Barry, David McAlister
Armonk, New York, USA
Miami, Florida, USA
Haverford College (B.A., English, 1969)
guitarist (Rock Bottom Remainders)
Rock Bottom Remainders (band)
The Miami Herald
Tribune Media Services
Palkinnot ja kunnianosoitukset
Pulitzer Prize (Commentary, 1988)
Lyhyt elämäkerta
The New York Times has pronounced Dave Barry "the funniest man in America." But of course that could have been on a slow news day when there wasn't much else fit to print. True, his bestselling collections of columns are legendary, but it is his wholly original books that reveal him as an American icon. Dave Barry Slept Here was his version of American history. Dave Barry Does Japan was a contribution to international peace and understanding from which Japan has not yet fully recovered. Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys is among the best-read volumes in rehab centers and prisons. Raised in a suburb of New York, educated in a suburb of Philadelphia, he lives now in a suburb of Miami. He is not, as he often puts it so poetically, making this up.
Dave's most recent books are "Best. State. Ever.: A Florida Man Defends His Homeland," and "Lessons From Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog." His next book, "A Field Guide To The Jewish People," which he co-wrote with his friends Adam Mansbach and Alan Zweibel, will be published September 24. Dave is not Jewish, but Adam and Alan are, so it's kosher.



Fairly obvious jokes in the form of a guide to winning on the corporate world. Decades ago I loved Babies and Other Hazards of Sex, and Homes and Other Black Holes. This book came out in between those two but reading it now elicited just one or two chuckles. YMMV.
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ChrisRiesbeck | 1 muu arvostelu | Nov 12, 2023 |
I decided I needed to read this since we are seeing the show in San Francisco next month. I have to say I was pleasantly surprised. I enjoyed every minute of it and when the book ended found myself wanting to read the next one.
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cdaley | 159 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Nov 2, 2023 |
The year is 1901--it's been twenty-three years since Peter and the Lost Boys returned from Rundoon. Since then, nobody on the island has grown a day older, and the Lost Boys continue their friendship with the Mollusk tribe, and their rivalry with Captain Hook.

Meanwhile in London, Molly has married George Darling and is raising three children: Wendy, Michael, and John. One night a visitor appears at her door; it's James, one of Peter's original Lost Boys. He is now working for Scotland Yard and suspects that the heir to England's throne, Prince Albert Edward, is under the influence of shadow creatures. These shadow creatures are determined to find a secret cache of starstuff which fell to London many centuries ago. The starstuff is hidden in an underground vault which has only one key: the Sword of Mercy, a legendary weapon kept with the Crown Jewels. Molly is determined to help, but when she suddenly goes missing, it is up to her eleven-year-old daughter, Wendy, to keep the starstuff out of the Others' clutches. She has heard her mother's stories of a flying boy named Peter Pan, and he may be her only hope in saving the world from a shadowy doom...… (lisätietoja)
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PlumfieldCH | 19 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Oct 26, 2023 |
I think I read this book much too fast. I really enjoyed the story. I would love to read it again and the whole series. Dave Barry is a very humorous writer; I remember my grandparents reading his article out loud all the time.
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Luzader | 159 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Oct 25, 2023 |



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