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  • Notes From A Big Country
    Notes From A Big Country (Paperback) Bill Bryson

    The author has the rare knack of being out of his depth wherever he goes - even (perhaps especially) in the land of his birth. Whether discussing the strange appeal of breakfast pizza or the jaw-slackening direness of American TV, the author brings his brand of bemused wit to bear on that strangest of phenomena - the American way of life.

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  • The Road to Little Dribbling
    The Road to Little Dribbling (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    A loving and hilarious?if occasionally spiky?valentine to Bill Bryson's adopted country, Great Britain. Prepare for total joy and multiple episodes of unseemly laughter....

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  • The Ascent Of Rum Doodle
    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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  • A Short History of Nearly Everything
    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...

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  • Neither Here, Nor There
    Neither Here, Nor There (Paperback) Bill Bryson

    Bill Bryson's first travel book, The Lost Continent, was unanimously acclaimed as one of the funniest books in years.

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  • Mother Tongue
    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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  • The Life And Times Of The Thunderbolt Kid
    The Life And Times Of The Thunderbolt Kid (Paperback) Bill Bryson

    Bill Bryson's first travel book opened with the immortal line, 'I come from Des Moines. Somebody had to.' In this deeply funny and personal memoir, he travels back in time to explore the ordinary kid he once was, in the curious world of 1950s Middle America. It was a happy time, when almost everything was good for you, including DDT, cigarettes and nuclear fallout. This is a book about one boy's...

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  • The Road to Little Dribbling
    The Road to Little Dribbling (CD-Audio) Bill Bryson

    Voted in a BBC poll the book, is an insight into all that is best and worst about Britain.

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  • One Summer
    One Summer (Paperback) Bill Bryson

    In summer 1927, America had a booming stock market, a president who worked just four hours a day, a sensational murder trial, and an unknown aviator named Charles Lindbergh who became the most famous man on earth. This book brings to life a forgotten summer when America came of age, took centre stage, and changed the world.

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  • Made In America (Paperback) Bill Bryson

    Tells the story of how American arose out of the English language, and along the way, 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', and more.

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

    Bill Bryson’s bestselling biography of William Shakespeare takes the reader on an enthralling tour through Elizabethan England and the eccentricities of Shakespearean scholarship—updated with a new introduction by the author to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s deathWilliam Shakespeare, the most celebrated poet in the English language, left behind nearly a...

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  • Shakespeare
    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 Really Short History of Nearly Everything, A
    A Really Short History of Nearly Everything, A (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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  • One Summer
    One Summer (English, CD-Audio) Bill Bryson

    A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy BookA GoodReads Reader's ChoiceIn One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21, 1927, Charles Lindbergh became the first man to cross the Atlantic by plane nonstop,...

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  • At Home - CD
    At Home - CD (English, CD-Audio) Bill Bryson

    Tells about the history of the way we live.

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  • The Road to Little Dribbling
    The Road to Little Dribbling (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    The hilarious and loving sequel to a hilarious and loving classic of travel writing:Notes from a Small Island, Bill Bryson's valentine to his adopted country of England...

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  • At Home (Illustrated Edition)
    At Home (Illustrated Edition) (English, Hardback) Bill Bryson

    What does history really consist of? Centuries of people quietly going about their daily business - sleeping, eating, having sex, endeavouring to get comfortable. And where did all these normal activities take place? At home. This title presents a history of the way we live.

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  • Bryson's Dictionary: for Writers and Editors
    Bryson's Dictionary: for Writers and Editors (Paperback) Bill Bryson

    What is the difference between cant and jargon, or assume and presume? What is a fandango? How do you spell supersede? Is it hippy or hippie? This title includes a selection of spellings and usages, covering such head-scratchers as capitalization, plurals, abbreviations and foreign names and phrases.

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  • The Best American Travel Writing 2016
    The Best American Travel Writing 2016 (English, Paperback) Bill Bryson

    A collection of the best travel writing by American authors written in 2015

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