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Dave Barry

Author of Peter and the Starcatchers

Includes the names: Dave Bary, Dave Barry, Dave Barry

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Peter and the Starcatchers 4,778 copies, 144 reviews
Peter and the Shadow Thieves 2,179 copies, 48 reviews
Big Trouble 1,813 copies, 52 reviews
Peter and the Secret of Rundoon 1,511 copies, 39 reviews
Dave Barry's Greatest Hits 1,051 copies, 7 reviews
Tricky Business 933 copies, 24 reviews
Dave Barry is Not Making This Up 862 copies, 14 reviews
Peter and the Sword of Mercy 754 copies, 17 reviews
Dave Barry Does Japan 736 copies, 10 reviews
Dave Barry in Cyberspace 726 copies, 5 reviews
Naked Came the Manatee (Contributor) 614 copies, 18 reviews
Dave Barry Talks Back 586 copies, 7 reviews
Dave Barry Turns 40 568 copies, 9 reviews
Dave Barry is from Mars and Venus 565 copies, 4 reviews
Dave Barry Turns 50 401 copies, 6 reviews
Homes and Other Black Holes 395 copies, 8 reviews
Dave Barry's Book of Bad Songs 394 copies, 14 reviews
Insane City 392 copies, 54 reviews
Science Fair 335 copies, 12 reviews
Escape from the Carnivale (Author) 305 copies, 7 reviews
The Bridge to Never Land 297 copies, 12 reviews
Lunatics 285 copies, 48 reviews
Cave of the Dark Wind (Author) 226 copies, 8 reviews
The Worst Class Trip Ever 188 copies, 7 reviews
The Taming of the Screw 173 copies, 2 reviews
Blood Tide (Author) 85 copies
Walt Disney's Peter Pan 57 copies, 2 reviews
The Best of Dave Barry 7 copies, 1 review
False Alarm (short story) 1 copy, 1 review
Passion: Men on Men {audio} (Contributor) 1 copy
Japan: True Stories of Life on the Road (Contributor) 121 copies, 1 review
The Hypochondriac's Guide to Life. And Death. (Introduction) 78 copies, 3 reviews
In Dog Years I'd Be Dead: Garfield at 25 (Foreword) 70 copies, 1 review
The New Great American Writers' Cookbook (Contributor) 19 copies, 1 review

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Short biography
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.
Dave's most recent books are "Best. State. Ever.: A Florida Man Defends His Homeland," and "Lessons From Lucy: The Simple Joys of an Old, Happy Dog." His next book, "A Field Guide To The Jewish People," which he co-wrote with his friends Adam Mansbach and Alan Zweibel, will be published September 24. Dave is not Jewish, but Adam and Alan are, so it's kosher.
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