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Vacationland

True Stories from Painful Beaches

by John Hodgman

Hardcover, 257 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $25 |

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The best-selling author of That Is All presents a memoir of his cursed travels through the woods of Massachusetts and coastal Maine, describing his midlife transformation from an idealistic youth to an eccentric family man and his observations on such subjects as the horror of freshwater clams and the evolutionary purpose of the mustache.