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Dog Days

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Dog Days

A Year in the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

By Dave Ihlenfeld

Union Square Press, Hardcover, 9781402776106, 232pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2011

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Description

It was the ultimate post-college road trip: a year-long journey in a 27-foot-long fiberglass hotdog across the US and Europe. Rife with breakdowns, meaty puns, the burdens of instant celebrity and more Wiener Whistles than anyone could ever hope for, Ihlenfeld's uproarious recounting of his time behind the wheel is a coming-of-age story-as irreverent as it is touching-of learning about life, love, and (sausage) links, ultimately arriving at the realization that that the future is anything but a straight road.  

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