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Ten years after leaving his native Des Moines, Bill Bryson, now a journalist in London, decides to take a trip home, travel the States, and write about them. Unfortunately thy don't live up to expectations. Bill soon feels like a foreigner in his own land; a land in which he finds no happy little burgs, but an endless strip of sloth, hamburger joints, motels, and gas stations; a land in which he finds the Smithsonian has been destructively tidied up, and where even the Grand Canyon is reduced in its grandeur due to fog.
This report prepared by Charles Smyth








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Chapter Analysis of The Lost Continent

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Outside culture (society)    -   American American Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   20's-30's

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   9 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southeast    -   Texas    -   West    -   Northeast    -   Deep South    -   Midwest    -   California Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   little dialog

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