Mr. Al Foxword is a shifty, sly salesman that could sell you a used toothbrush and make you happy you bought it. Of course he was sporting his best mismatched plaid suit when he had his picture taken for the Salesman of the Month plaque at work. You do have to look good if you're planning on selling stuff. He had many great testimonials to his name, including one from Penguin who claimed, "Al's a genius! I'm finally cook thanks to the ICEBOX 200 he sold me!" He sold an umbrella to Fish and a dirt vacuum to Mole. Both were very satisfied customers, but Al has something special to sell to you. Because it is "your lucky day," he's going to sell you a book!
He won't sell you Sleeping Beauty because that one will "put you to sleep," nor will he try to sell you a math book because that one is NOT fun (not at all). He won't sell you a book about cooking broccoli because it will "leave a bad taste in your mouth." Naturally the dictionary is out for obvious reasons. Before he goes any further with his sales pitch, Al says he would like to compliment you on what you are wearing today. He's going to throw you a few pitches that will entice you to purchase a very special book. He'll make sure you buy the book in a specified number of minutes AND will throw in a special bonus. Al says "I know what you're thinking: `Al, this is just too good to be true!'" Do you know which book the master salesman, Mr. Al Foxwood, is trying to sell?
This is a totally daffy book about a slightly shady salesman that you simply won't be able to resist. Of course if you remember salesmen like Crazy Eddie from New York or have a few hard sell salespeople in your area you're going roll your eyes and chuckle just picturing them when you see Al in action. This book has every sales pitch I've ever heard from "I'll make you an offer you can't refuse" to "Buy now! Quantities are limited." You've come to the right place if you want to buy a book, but if you want lemonade you're out of luck!