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Made in America

Made in America (out of print)

Author: Bill Bryson
Series: Bryson Ser.
$27.99(NZD)  inc GST
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Description

Bill Bryson turns away from the highways and byways of middle America, so hilariously depicted in his bestselling The Lost Continent, for a fast, exhilarating ride along the Route 66 of American language and popular culture. In Made in America, Bryson de-mythologizes his native land - explaining how a dusty desert hamlet with neither woods nor holly became Hollywood, how the Wild West wasn't won, why Americans say 'lootenant' and 'Toosday', how Americans were eating junk food long before the word itself was cooked up - as well as exposing the true origins of the G-string, the original $64,000 question and Dr Kellogg of cornflakes fame. Buy this book at once and have a nice day!

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Bill Bryson being very funny about his native land.

Author description

Bill Bryson’s bestselling travel books include The Lost Continent, Notes from a Small Island, A Walk in the Woods and Down Under. His acclaimed book on the history of science, A Short History of Nearly Everything, won the Aventis Prize for Science Books and the Descartes Science Communication Prize. His latest bestsellers are The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid and At Home.

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General Fields

  • : 9780552998055
  • : Black Swan
  • : Black Swan
  • : 0.322
  • : February 1998
  • : 199mm X 128mm X 26mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2010
  • : March 2020
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Bill Bryson
  • : Travel writing; Humour
  • : 624
  • : 818.5407
  • : English
  • : New edition
  • : Paperback