Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk

Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk

Audiobook CD - 2010
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Featuring David Sedaris's unique blend of hilarity and heart, this new collection of keen-eyed animal-themed tales is an utter delight. Though the characters may not be human, the situations in these stories bear an uncanny resemblance to the insanity of everyday life.
In "The Toad, the Turtle, and the Duck," three strangers commiserate about animal bureaucracy while waiting in a complaint line. In "Hello Kitty," a cynical feline struggles to sit through his prison-mandated AA meetings. In "The Squirrel and the Chipmunk," a pair of star-crossed lovers is separated by prejudiced family members.
With original illustrations by Ian Falconer, author of the bestselling Olivia series of children's books, these stories are David Sedaris at his most observant, poignant, and surprising.
Publisher: New York : Hachette Audio, p2010
ISBN: 9781600244995
1600244998
Branch Call Number: FBCD FIC Sedar 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 3 sound discs (ca. 3 hr.) :,digital ;,12 cm., in container

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joliebergman
Jun 16, 2015

To my surprise, this was not my cup of tea.

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Octillion
Jun 19, 2014

A weird, enjoyable little book. Quick read and an even quicker listen.

JCLJakeE Jul 16, 2013

David Sedaris creates for readers a hilarious, anthropomorphic satirical exploration of the dark side of human life: racism, unfaithfulness, addiction - intended as an allegorical comment on modern morality. Moments of pure wit and Snark but with several challenges to face - certainly not the easiest work of Sedaris' to begin with. I would start elsewhere and work up to this title.

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kenmcelroy
Apr 08, 2011

Admittedly, I've been listening to a lot of nonfiction audiobboks lately, so maybe I just couldn't grasp the point of this work. I was well into the story before I gave up. I think I'll have to give this one another try another day.

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kdcunha
Feb 03, 2011

The audiobook was amazing, with readings from author Sedaris, Elaine Stritch, Dylan Baker and Siân Phillips.

Enjoy!!

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Jun 19, 2014

Octillion thinks this title is suitable for 17 years and over

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