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You Can Date Boys When You're Forty: Dave Barry on Parenting and Other Topics He Knows Very Little About GALLEY
You Can Date Boys When You're Forty Dave Barry on Parenting and Other Topics He Knows Very Little About GALLEY Author:Dave Barry THIS IS A GALLEY/ADVANCE COPY OF THE BOOK. THESE ARE TYPICALLY PROVIDED TO BOOKSELLERS AND TO THE MEDIA. THE CONTENT IS THE SAME, BUT IT'S IN A PAPERBACK-LIKE FORMAT. — ALSO, THERE'S A STICKER ON THE FRONT. — A brilliantly funny exploration of the twin mysteries of parenthood and families from the Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times–bestselli... more »ng author of Insane City. — — In his New York Times–bestselling I'll Mature When I'm Dead, Dave Barry embarked on the treacherous seas of adulthood, to hilarious results. What comes next? Parenthood, of course, and families.
In uproarious, brand-new pieces, Barry tackles everything from family trips, bat mitzvah parties and dating (he's serious about that title: “When my daughter can legally commence dating—February 24, 2040—I intend to monitor her closely, even if I am deceased") to funeral instructions (“I would like my eulogy to be given by William Shatner"), the differences between male and female friendships, the deeper meaning of Fifty Shades of Grey, and a father's ultimate sacrifice: accompanying his daughter to a Justin Bieber concert (“It turns out that the noise teenaged girls make to express happiness is the same noise they would make if their feet were being gnawed off by badgers?).
Let's face it: families not only enrich our lives every day, they drive us completely around the bend. Thank goodness we have Dave Barry as our guide!« less