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Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary - Read by David Sedaris, Read by Elaine Stritch, Read by Dylan Baker, Read by Sian Phillips, Read by Cherry Jones
Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary
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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,... show more
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.
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Format: Textbook
ISBN: 9781600244995 (1600244998)
ASIN: 9781600244995
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Pages no: 3
Edition language: English
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Portable Mistletoe
Portable Mistletoe rated it
4.0 Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk ★★★★☆
This is not one of his best, but I might have enjoyed it more had Sedaris read the stories himself. His dry delivery always seems to add to the content. This is his usual scathing commentary on human nature, this time in Aesop's fable form.
Cheri's Book Blog
Cheri's Book Blog rated it
3.0 Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary
I didn't enjoy it nearly as much as some of his other work.
Cheri's Book Blog
Cheri's Book Blog rated it
3.0 Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary
I didn't enjoy it nearly as much as some of his other work.
Reading Robyn
Reading Robyn rated it
This book, or in my case audio book, throws you for a ride. Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk reminds you of all of those picture books from story time as a kid where adorable woodland creatures took all the good roles and then it leaves you in the ditch when you're reminded that the stories being told are in...
BookHounds
BookHounds rated it
I adore David Sedaris and this collection of stories only confirms why his writing always hits the mark for me. This anthology of short fables will appeal to those with a twisted sense of humor. Not everyone is going to like this one, but I fell in love with the different animals. Sedaris gives v...
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