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Danny Wallace and the Centre of the Universe by Danny Wallace
  

Danny Wallace and the Centre of the Universe

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Dan Wallace comic author of Yes Man and Join Me turns his mind and body to finding the centre of the universe – which it appears is a manhole cover in a small town in America called Wallace! Offbeat and funny.

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Synopsis

Danny Wallace and the Centre of the Universe by Danny Wallace

Danny Wallace wanted to write about a place so special and so crucial to our existence that it had never before been tackled: the Centre of the Universe. But then he realised that getting there might be a problem, and when he did, there'd probably be nothing much to write about. Until he heard about a manhole cover, on a small street, in a small town, tucked away in a remote part of Idaho.

The manhole cover had been declared the Centre of the Universe. The mayor had the science to back it up.

The town rejoiced.

And the name of the town?

Wallace. It was a cosmic coincidence Danny couldn't resist…


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'The funniest writer of his generation. Apart from me' - Dom Joly 'Comedy writing doesn't get any better than this - unless you go round Danny's flat and make him add a bit in pen' - Ross Noble Praise for Join Me: 'Join Me is the kind of book I love: effortlessly funny, painfully accurate and entertaining to the very end. Brilliant' - Mike Gayle 'Extremely enjoyable. once cannot help wondering whether he has stumbled upon the future shape of spirituality' - Daily Telegraph 'One of the funniest stories you will ever read' - Daily Mail'


About the Author

Danny Wallace

Award-winning journalist and comedy producer Danny Wallace has written and produced comedy for TV, radio and the stage, and contributed to dozens of publications, including The Independent and The Guardian. His own six-part BBC2 series begins in summer 2005, and he's also presented for Channel 4, SkyOne, Radio 1, and Radio 4. His profile continues to grow at home and abroad, and he's currently working on the film adaptation of his last book, Join Me. He's 27, and lives in an old match factory in the East End of London.

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Book Info

Publication date

18th May 2006

Author

Danny Wallace

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Author's Website

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Publisher

Ebury Press

Format

Paperback (b Format)
128 pages

Categories

Biography / Autobiography
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Humour
Travel writing

ISBN

9780091908942

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