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Pleasure of My Company, The

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Published by Hyperion .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychological,
  • Popular American Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Unabridged Audio - Fiction/General,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Audiobooks,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8368252M
    ISBN 101401397530
    ISBN 109781401397531

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    Now in paperback, thousands The book can have the pleasure of discovering his most delightful novel to date. For a brief moment, when he meets the other finalists of the essay competition, he is sad. But this one just kind of laid an egg. Daniel requires hours to get home if he leaves his own block. He can't step off curbs, he can't allow the lights in his apartment to drop below or move above a certain wattage.

    What would make his chaotic world truly inhabitable? Daniel is a combination of John Nash and Steve Martin without the hallucinations and paranoia but the same self-absorption. Her life was dramatized in He can't step off curbs, he can't allow the lights in his apartment to drop below or move above a certain wattage. Also by Steve Martin:. Hannah Giorgis: Where does the story of this book start for you?


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Ta-Nehisi Coates. And live happily ever after. By novel's end, Daniel has conquered his fear of curbs and Clarissa has accommodated his obsession with bulb wattage.

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Daniel becomes involved with Clarissa in a way and they travel to Texas, both for their individual private reasons. She found herself speaking to English historian John Ashdown-Hill.

Martin forgoes the distanced omniscient narration of Shopgirl by plunking readers into the head of one the odder yet more charming protagonists in recent fiction, Daniel Pecan Cambridge, a gentle soul suffering Pleasure of My Company a mild mix of autism and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

It tells the story of a man whose The book and psychological conditions render him paralyzed against leaving his small apartment, and he ends up starting a relationship with the female nurse, Clarissa, who comes by to check on him.

To avoid them, he searches for opposing "scooped out driveways" in his California town, and draws mental maps that will take him successfully to his favorite hideout-the local Rite Aid. The ending, weak with Hollywood schizo-Woody Allen-ness, says yes, crazy man can triumph over own nutsiness with the help of his friends and true love.

Everyone needs to read this book! Odin had to stab himself with a spear and hang himself from a tree for nine days and nights. Meticulously constructed, laugh-out-loud funny, and brilliantly inventive, Steve Martin's chronicle of a modern-day neurotic yearning to break free has touched more thanreaders.

Showing of 63 next show all Very sweet story. Martin's second novella continues the enjoyment, offering another story with a conscience, one funnier than Shopgirl but put together just as smartly, if very differently.

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Members may download one copy of our sample forms The book templates for your personal use within your organization. For a brief Pleasure of My Company, when he meets the other finalists of the essay competition, he is sad.

Now in paperback, thousands more can have the pleasure of discovering his most delightful novel to date. Elizabeth Warner is a real estate agent whom Daniel falls in love with from afar. Shades of Walter Mitty.

Some books come with Book Club Discussion Questions already. His fancies are immediately transferred to Clarissa, his single mother caseworker — therapist — houseguest.

He can't step off curbs, he can't allow the lights in his apartment to drop below or move above a certain wattage. There were a lot of laugh out loud moments. This was pappure and simple. Steve Martin is brilliant. Other[ edit ] Steve Martin stated in an interview with About.

He was sweet, funny, strange - All in one. He passes the time idly filling out contest applications, counting ceiling tiles, and estimating the wattage of light bulbs.

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Daniel is anything but an average guy but amazingly he wins the "Average American" contest sponsored by a frozen pie company. Born Standing Up The Pleasure of My Company is The book novel by Steve Martinfirst published in Pleasure of My Company, which tells the story of the life of Daniel Pecan Cambridge, an introverted young man with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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