Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

Me Talk Pretty One Day

David Sedaris

nonfiction essays memoir funny lighthearted reflective medium-paced

272 pages | first published 2000

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David Sedaris' move to Paris from New York inspired these hilarious pieces, including the title essay, about his attempts to learn French from a sadistic teacher who declares that every day spent with you is like having a caesarean section. His fa...
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