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  • The Ascent Of Rum Doodle by W. E. Bowman
    The Ascent Of Rum Doodle (English, Paperback) W. E. Bowman

    Jungle the route finder (constantly lost), Constant the diplomat (constantly arguing) and 3,000 Yogistani porters, set out to conquer the highest peak in the Himalayas.

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  • Notes From A Small Island by Bill Bryson
    Notes From A Small Island (Paperback) Bill Bryson

    In 1995, before leaving his much-loved home in North Yorkshire to move back to the States for a few years with his family, Bill Bryson insisted on taking one last trip around Britain, a sort of valedictory tour of the green and kindly island that had so long been his home.

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  • Notes From A Small Island by Bill Bryson
    Notes From A Small Island (CD-Audio) Bill Bryson

    After nearly two decades in Britain, the author took the decision to move Mrs Bryson, little Jimmy et al back to the States for a while. But before leaving Yorkshire, he insisted on taking one last trip around old Blighty. This title is published to mark a unique place in the hearts of readers around the world.

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  • Icons of England by Bill Bryson
    Icons of England (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    A celebration of the English countryside that focuses on the rolling green landscapes and magnificent monuments that set England apart from the rest of the world. It also presents an eclectic variety of personal icons, from pub signs to seaside piers, from cattle grids to canal boats, and from village cricket to nimbies.

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  • One Summer by Bill Bryson
    One Summer (Paperback) Bill Bryson

    In summer 1927, America had a booming stock market, a president who worked just four hours a day (and slept much of the rest), a devastating flood of the Mississippi, a sensational murder trial, and an unknown aviator named Charles Lindbergh who became the most famous man on earth.

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  • Shakespeare by Bill Bryson
    Shakespeare (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    From bestselling author Bill Bryson comes this compelling short biography of William Shakespeare, our greatest dramatist and poet.

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  • A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
    A Short History of Nearly Everything (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller: but even when he stays safely in his own study at home, he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him. It's not so much about what we know, as about how we know what we know.

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  • A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
    A Short History of Nearly Everything (English, CD-Audio) Bill Bryson

    A Short History of Nearly Everything is Bill Bryson's quest to find out everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization - how we got from there, being nothing at all, to here, being us. It's not so much about what we know, as about how we know what we know.

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  • A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
    A Short History of Nearly Everything (English, Hardback) Bill Bryson

    A Short History of Nearly Everything is a quest, the intellectual odyssey of a lifetime, as this curious writer attempts to understand everything that has transpired from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization.

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  • Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson
    Mother Tongue (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    Presenting a tour of English from its mongrel origins to its status as the world's most-spoken tongue; its apparent simplicity to its deceptive complexity; its vibrant swearing to its uncertain spelling and pronunciation, this book covers curious eccentricities that make it as maddening to learn and as flexible to use.

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  • I'm a Stranger Here Myself by Bill Bryson
    I'm a Stranger Here Myself (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    The author describes his return to America after two decades of living abroad and his disconcerting reunion with his homeland as he discusses motels, tax-return instructions, and hardware stores.

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  • A Really Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
    A Really Short History of Nearly Everything (English, Hardback) Bill Bryson

    Tackling everything from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, the author makes the why, how, and who of scientific discovery accessible for young readers.

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  • A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
    A Short History of Nearly Everything (English, CD-Audio) Bill Bryson

    Bill Bryson is one of the world's most beloved and bestselling writers. In A Short History of Nearly Everything, he takes his ultimate journey?into the most intriguing and consequential questions that science seeks to answer. It's a dazzling quest, the intellectual odyssey of a lifetime, as this insatiably curious writer attempts to understand everything that has transpired from the Big Bang to...

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  • Made in America by Bill Bryson
    Made in America (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    Bill Bryson, bestselling author of The Mother Tongue, now celebrates its magnificent offspring in the book that reveals once and for all how a dusty western hamlet with neither woods nor holly came to be known as Hollywood . . . and exactly why Mr. Yankee Doodle called his befeathered cap "Macaroni."

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  • Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson
    Notes from a Small Island (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    Before returning to America after spending twenty years in Britain, the author decided to tour his second home and presents a look at England's quirks and its endearing qualities

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  • A Really Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson
    A Really Short History of Nearly Everything (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    Suitable for younger readers, this book covers the wonder and mysteries of time and space, the frequently bizarre and often obsessive scientists and the methods they used, and the extraordinary accidental discoveries which suddenly advanced whole areas of science when the people were actually looking for something else (or in the wrong direction).

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  • The Mother Tongue by Bill Bryson
    The Mother Tongue (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    Provides a humorous history of the English language covering such topics as spelling, pronunciation, swearing, and wordplay.

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  • A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition by Bill Bryson
    A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    This new edition of the acclaimed bestseller is lavishly illustrated to convey, in pictures as in words, Bill Bryson's exciting, informative journey into the world of science....

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  • Seeing Further by Bill Bryson
    Seeing Further (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    Traces the history of the Royal Society from its founding in 1660 to the present and describes how its members--including Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein, and Stephen Hawking--have contributed to global scientific discovery.

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  • In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
    In a Sunburned Country (English, Hardback) Bill Bryson $29.59
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