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Free-Range Chickens - Simon Rich

Free-Range Chickens

Paperback Published: 12th May 2009
ISBN: 9780812977110
Number Of Pages: 129

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After a riotous debut collection, Ant Farm, Simon Rich returns to mine more comedy from our hopelessly terrifying world. In the nostalgic opening chapter, Rich recalls his fear of the Tooth Fairy (“Is there a face fairy?”) and his initial reaction to the “Got-your-nose” game (“Please just kill me. Better to die than to live the rest of my life as a monster”). He gets inside the heads of two firehouse Dalmatians who can’t understand their masters’ compulsion to drive off to horrible fires every day (“What the hell is wrong with these people?”). And in the final chapter, he tackles one of life’s biggest questions: Does God really have a plan for us? Yes, it turns out. Now if only He could remember what it was. . . .

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"A punch-and-jab gigglefest . . . that delivers a laugh on every page."--Publishers Weekly "Simon Rich is still the freshest, funniest new writer today."--Chicago Sun-Times

ISBN: 9780812977110
ISBN-10: 0812977114
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 129
Published: 12th May 2009
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.32 x 13.34  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.14

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