...and Then You Die of Dysentery : Lessons in Adulting from the Oregon Trail
by Lauren Reeves and Jude Buffum


Overview - A quirky, nostalgic send-up to the Oregon Trail computer game, featuring snarky and hard-earned life lessons from the trail.

Pack your wagons, find your ride-or-(literally) die friends, and roll up to Matt's General Store with a sack of cash--it's time to hit the Oregon Trail, twenty-first-century style ...And Then You Die of Dysentery is the perfect send-up to the sometimes frustrating, always entertaining, and universally beloved Oregon Trail computer game. Featuring a four-color design in the game's iconic 8-bit format, alongside pop culture references galore, the book offers 50 humorous, snarky lessons gleaned from the game's most iconic moments, including gems such as:
--Suffering from exhaustion is a real thing. (It's not just PR code for why a celebrity went to rehab.)
--If you hunt too frequently in one area, game will become scarce. (The first signs of gentrification )
--Invite your sweetie to cuddle with you while looking up at the stars. (The night sky was the original Netflix & Chill. Step 1: Loosen up Orion's belt...)

With its laugh-out-loud commentary and its absurdist nostalgia, ...And Then You Die of Dysentery is the ultimate trip down memory lane ... all the way to the Willamette Valley.

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Overview
A quirky, nostalgic send-up to the Oregon Trail computer game, featuring snarky and hard-earned life lessons from the trail.

Pack your wagons, find your ride-or-(literally) die friends, and roll up to Matt's General Store with a sack of cash--it's time to hit the Oregon Trail, twenty-first-century style ...And Then You Die of Dysentery is the perfect send-up to the sometimes frustrating, always entertaining, and universally beloved Oregon Trail computer game. Featuring a four-color design in the game's iconic 8-bit format, alongside pop culture references galore, the book offers 50 humorous, snarky lessons gleaned from the game's most iconic moments, including gems such as:
--Suffering from exhaustion is a real thing. (It's not just PR code for why a celebrity went to rehab.)
--If you hunt too frequently in one area, game will become scarce. (The first signs of gentrification )
--Invite your sweetie to cuddle with you while looking up at the stars. (The night sky was the original Netflix & Chill. Step 1: Loosen up Orion's belt...)

With its laugh-out-loud commentary and its absurdist nostalgia, ...And Then You Die of Dysentery is the ultimate trip down memory lane ... all the way to the Willamette Valley.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781328624390
  • ISBN-10: 1328624390
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Publish Date: October 2018
  • Page Count: 112
  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 5.1 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds


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