Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

This book is a collection of humorous, autobiographical essays that explore the author's experiences and observations in his life. The first part of the book focuses on his upbringing in North Carolina, his Greek heritage, his relationship with his eccentric family, and his early jobs. The second part of the book details his move to Normandy, France, his struggle to learn the French language, and his observations of French culture. The author's self-deprecating humor and sharp wit provide a satirical view of his life's journey.

The 1380th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 472

Since this book was first published in 2000, there is a penalty of 41.6%. The age adjusted score is 275.65.

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