Dave Barry
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Dave Barry

The New York Times has pronounced Dave Barry "the funniest man in America." But of course that could have been on a slow news day when there wasn't much else fit to print. True, his bestselling collections of columns are legendary, but it is his wholly original books that reveal him as an American icon. Dave Barry Slept Here was his version of American history. Dave Barry Does Japan was a contribution to international peace and understanding from which Japan has not yet fully recovered. Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys is among the best-read volumes in rehab centers and prisons. Raised in a suburb of New York, educated in a suburb of Philadelphia, he lives now in a suburb of Miami. He is not, as he often puts it so poetically, making this up.

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Best Sellers

    • Peter and the Starcatchers

    • The Starcatchers, Book 1
    • By: Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson
    • Narrated by: Jim Dale
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,868
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,295
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,290

    Peter and his mysterious new friend, Molly, overcome bands of pirates and thieves in their quest to keep a fantastical secret safe and save the world from evil....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fast paced frolic on the high seas!

    • By Deborah on 12-19-08

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Peter and the Secret of Rundoon

    • The Starcatchers, Book 3
    • By: Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson
    • Narrated by: Jim Dale
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,015
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 796
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 800

    Peter and Molly find themselves in the dangerous land of Rundoon....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Is this a kissing book?

    • By knarf on 06-07-17

    Regular price: $24.62

    • Peter and the Shadow Thieves

    • The Starcatchers, Book 2
    • By: Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson
    • Narrated by: Jim Dale
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,387
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,097
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,098

    Peter leaves the relative safety of Mollusk Island for the cold, damp, dangerous streets of London....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Better than J. M. Barrie's original!

    • By Snoodely on 05-10-10

    Regular price: $19.57

    • The Worst Class Trip Ever

    • By: Dave Barry
    • Narrated by: Todd Haberkorn
    • Length: 3 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,240
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,114
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,106

    In this hilarious novel, written in the voice of eighth-grader Wyatt Palmer, Dave Barry takes us on a class trip to Washington, DC....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The whole family loved it!

    • By Wilhelmina Burden on 06-21-16

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Big Trouble

    • By: Dave Barry
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 515
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 416
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 414

    A chain of events that will change the lives of each and every character will leave some of them wiser, some of them deader, and some of them definitely looking for a new line of work....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Classic Barry at his Best

    • By Scott on 09-18-08

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Best. State. Ever.

    • A Florida Man Defends His Homeland
    • By: Dave Barry
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 120

    A brilliantly funny exploration of the Sunshine State from the man who knows it best: Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times best-selling author Dave Barry....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Most. Annoying. Narration. Ever.

    • By Triple A on 06-21-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Peter and the Sword of Mercy

    • The Starcatchers, Book 4
    • By: Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson
    • Narrated by: Jim Dale
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 784
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 635
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 632

    The year is 1902 - it's been 23 years since Peter and the Lost Boys returned from Rundoon. Molly has married George Darling and is raising three children: Wendy, Michael, and John....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing

    • By A-McD on 12-16-09

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Bridge to Never Land

    • By: Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 241
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211

    Aidan and Sarah Cooper have no idea what they’re getting into one afternoon when they discover a mysterious coded document in a secret compartment of an antique English desk....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • From wood and brass to plastic

    • By Nothing really matters on 07-09-15

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Live Right and Find Happiness (Although Beer is Much Faster)

    • Life Lessons from Dave Barry
    • By: Dave Barry
    • Narrated by: Dave Barry
    • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 147
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148

    An uproariously funny examination of what one generation can teach to another - or not....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Happiness (at least temporary) found without beer

    • By green ice cream garden on 06-08-15

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Tricky Business

    • By: Dave Barry
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 329
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 267
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 267

    The Extravaganza of the Seas is a 5,000 ton cash cow, a top-heavy tub whose sole function is to carry gamblers three miles from the Florida coast....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Probably the funniest book I've ever read or heard

    • By Driftless Nana on 06-17-13

    Regular price: $19.56

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