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David Sedaris

David Sedaris is the author of "Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim." The book is a collection of episodes in David's life. The majority of the stories focus on David's childhood and adolescence although there are some accounts of his adult life. David grew up in a large family with his earliest years in upstate New York. When David was still quite young, the family moved to the Raleigh, North Carolina, area. Sharon and Lou Sedaris were his parents and David had four sisters and one brother.

David realized at a young that he was attracted to boys, in fact, he commented that they scared him. His father had no tolerance for a less than manly son and David's sexual preference became a point of contention between father and son for the rest of their lives. Sharon and Lou were not the most attentive of parents...

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