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May 07, 1991
| ISBN 9780449905876
Jul 28, 2010
| ISBN 9780307758736
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May 07, 1991 | ISBN 9780449905876
Jul 28, 2010 | ISBN 9780307758736
"Just the ticket for the ’90s."SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLEIf you’re too young for a nursing home yet too old to be a rock star, if your marriage is as exciting as scraping grass off the lawnmower blades, then this hilarious book by Pulitzer-Prize-winning columnist and author is for you. Put on your protective eyewear and take a probing look inside your increasingly Spam-like body at: The Midlife (Yawn) Marriage; Wise Financial Planning for Irresponsible Scum Such as Yourself; Sex After 40 (or, Sex? After 40?), and other harsh, but amusing realities that leave you laughing, crying and drooling.
From 1983 to 2004, Dave Barry wrote a weekly humor column for The Miami Herald, which in 1988 won a Pulitzer Prize for Commentary. He is the author of more than thirty books, including such bestsellers as the nonfiction Live… More about Dave Barry
This October you will be treated to DAVE BARRY TURNS 50 — but once upon a time Dave turned 40. Barry captures his historic arrival at mid-life with all the wit and irreverence that makes him a New York Times bestseller. When I started reading this book I had never read Dave Barry before. I couldn’t put it down. I couldn’t stop laughing. This is everything you wanted to know and a few things you didn’t about mid-life including — "planning your mid-life crisis," "the joys of geezerhood" and for the "athlete" over 40, "God had a reason for creating a barcalounger." If you are about to turn 40, and even if you are not, this is Dave Barry at his laugh-out-loud funniest.
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