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A Walk In The Woods (Biography)
This is about Bryson's journey of discovery along America's Appalacian Trail (AT) that takes him from just outside Atlanta, GA to the mountainous woods of Maine. While he takes some breaks from his hike and does not complete the entire 2,160 mile trek, he gains an appreciation for the journey and the effort needed to walk even small portions of the AT. He has penned a truly funny book detailing the gritty conditions and hardships of life along the tr...
I'm a Stranger Here Myself
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....
In A Sunburned Country (Biography)
Bill Bryson has authored several well-written travelogues and this book does not disappoint. In a Sunburned Country recounts the numerous trips he has made to Australia over a 4 or 5 year period. His travels take him around the nation to places both well known (Sydney, Perth, Canberra) and obscure (Broome, Cape Leeuwin). With a keen sense of humor he introduces the reader to the lively and enthusiatic people of Australia, their colorful history, uniqu...
Neither Here Nor There (Biography)
Bill Bryson's Neither Here Nor There takes up where A Walk In The Woods leaves off. Althought the setting changes from the American wilderness to the great cities of Western Europe, the reader will find themself caught up in his hillarious travel misadventures. In midlife Mr. Bryson attempts to recreate the travel itenerary of his youth some twenty plus years earlier when he backpacked across Europe with highschool buddy Stephen Katz. The descriptio...
Notes From A Small Country
Notes From A Small Country is Bill Bryson's British swan song, a memoir of his travels written before leaving his beloved Britain to return home to the U.S. in the mid 90's. In 1994, Mr Bryson relives his 1973 landing in Dover that changed his life forever. He tells how he came to England as a backpacking college student, met his wife, fell in love with her and the country, and stayed for the next twenty years. In typical Bryson style he stumbles an...
The Lost Continent (Biography)
In The Lost Continent: Travels In Small Town America, Bill Bryson is back at it with more travel stories. Beginning in Nebraska he travels east crossing the Mississippi and eventually north through New England to the Great Lakes. He returns to Iowa to drop off his mothers car but strikes out on the road several months later and goes north and west before turning south through Arizona and New Mexico and winding up back at his mother home. Carefully a...
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