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Bill Bryson, who spent twenty years in England, married a British woman and raised his children there, returns to America. A series of essays on his observations of cultural differences and American/British everyday life. Very funny and insightful.
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Plot & Themes

Political/social rights fight    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   fighting for social change    -   fighting government corruption    -   minorities fighting for rights    -   fighting for free speech/press    -   fights between different pol/social groups Ethnic/Relig. of subject (inside)    -   British Job/profession/poverty story    -   Yes If this is a culture clash:    -   visiting a different culture Ethnic/regional/gender    -   Yes

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   American


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   10 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Century:    -   1980's-Present

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   challenged    -   like laughing Pictures/Illustrations?    -   None How much dialogue in bio?    -   little dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   0-25% of book

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