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Best. State. Ever. by Dave Barry


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Also by Dave Barry:

Best. State. Ever., September 2017
Trade Size (reprint)
Life Right and Find Happiness (Although Beer is Faster), March 2015
You Can Date Boys When You're Forty, March 2014
Insane City, February 2013
Lunatics, January 2012
I'll Mature When I'm Dead, May 2010
Peter And The Sword Of Mercy, October 2009
Science Fair, October 2008
Peter and the Secret of Rundoon, November 2007
Dave Barry's History of the Millennium (So Far), September 2007
Cave of the Dark Wind, July 2007
Peter and the Shadow Thieves, July 2007
The Shepherd, the Angel, and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog, November 2006
Escape from the Carnivale, September 2006
Escape from the Carnivale, September 2006
Audio CD
Peter and the Shadow Thieves, July 2006
Dave Barry's Money Secrets, January 2006

Best. State. Ever.
Dave Barry

G.P. Putnam's Sons
September 2017
On Sale: September 5, 2017
240 pages
ISBN: 1101982616
EAN: 9781101982617
Kindle: B01BS7N74E
Trade Size / e-Book (reprint)
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A brilliantly funny exploration of the Sunshine State from the man who knows it best: Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times–bestselling author Dave Barry.

We never know what will happen next in Florida. We know only that, any minute now, something will. Every few months, Dave Barry gets a call from some media person wanting to know, “What the hell is wrong with Florida?” Somehow, the state’s acquired an image as a subtropical festival of stupid, and as a loyal Floridian, Dave begs to differ. Sure, there was the 2000 election. And people seem to take their pants off for no good reason. And it has flying insects the size of LeBron James. But it is a great state, and Dave is going to tell you why. Join him as he celebrates Florida from Key West at the bottom to whatever it is that’s at the top, from the Sunshine State’s earliest history to the fun-fair of weirdness that it is today.

It’s the most hilarious book yet from “the funniest damn writer in the whole country” (Carl Hiaasen, and he should know). By the end, you’ll have to admit that whatever else you might think about Florida—you can never say it’s boring.


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