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Dave Barry Is from Mars and Venus | [Dave Barry]

Dave Barry Is from Mars and Venus

Dave Barry Is from Mars and Venus is a hysterical compilation of the outrageous columnist's best pieces. Read all about Dave's unfortunate Wheel of Fortune appearance, his "non-lunch" with Hillary Rodham Clinton, and much more from a guy who knows where he's coming from.
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Publisher's Summary

Have you ever read a typically hilarious Dave Barry column, but forgotten to clip it? Or maybe you didn't buy the newspaper one day, and worried that you missed his funniest essay of all time. With all the pressures of daily life, not to mention the need to recycle newspapers, it's hard to keep track of every one of Dave's columns. Thankfully, some clever marketers have come up with a foolproof solution: Dave Barry Is from Mars and Venus, a hysterical compilation of his best pieces. Hear all about Dave's unfortunate Wheel of Fortune appearance, his "non-lunch" with Hillary Rodham Clinton, and much more from a guy who knows where he's coming from.

Cover Photograph © The Miami Herald/Al Diaz; Copyright ©1997 by Dave Barry; Copyright (P)1997 by Dove Audio, Inc.

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    Thomas Cook Keene, NH United States 07-10-10
    Thomas Cook Keene, NH United States 07-10-10 Member Since 2002

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    "What show did these other folks hear?"

    While the audio quality was pretty low (extremely bassy and low levels meant I had to CRANK the volume nearly to distortion), this audiobook of Barry's normally amusing articles is made doubly funny by Stevens' very wry and well performed narration!

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    Victoria Wright The Berkshires, MA 08-20-08
    Victoria Wright The Berkshires, MA 08-20-08

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    "Dave Barry should sue"

    His writing is so brilliant -- at times outright hilarious and at times so subtle it takes a few seconds to dawn on you -- and this recording is so sub-par in every way, I'm surprised he hasn't pulled it from sale. The reader is lousy, and the audio quality sounds like it was made as a bootleg in someone's basement decades ago.

    Why hasn't Barry re-recorded it himself, or asked that this one be remastered? It is almost too much work to concentrate in order to hear it. A shame -- Dave Barry deserves MUCH better. And so do Audible listeners, by the way.

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    Robert 02-06-08
    Robert 02-06-08
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    "Great content"

    The content is hysterical, but the audio quality is quite poor. Listen carefully, and you will have fun with this!

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    Jason Ammerman 12-10-07
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    "Very funny, poor audio"

    The audio quality was bad, it gets real quiet and then real loud.

    But as always, Dave is hillarious! It is read well, the audio is the only problem.

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    Mark Sammamish, WA, USA 07-17-09
    Mark Sammamish, WA, USA 07-17-09
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    "Won't even copy to my device"

    Since the format of this audiobook is only available in "2" I can't even copy it to my device. sorry I wasted a credit on it.

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