I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away

Bill Bryson

I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away

I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away

Bill Bryson
Pehmeäkantinen
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Arvioitu toimituspäivä: 8.10.2021 - 26.10.2021
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Tuotetiedot

  • Näytä kaikki
    • Kustantaja Crown Publishing Group (NY)
    • ISBN 9780767903820
    • Tuotekoodi 9780767903820
    • Kirjoittajat Bill Bryson
    • Kieli Englanti
    • Ilmestymispäivä 06.06.2000
    • Sivumäärä 304
    • Asiasanat Literary Figures; United States - 20th Century
    • Pituus (mm) 203.2
    • Leveys (mm) 134.62
    • Korkeus (mm) 17.018
    • Paino (g) 0.227

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A classic from the New York Times bestselling author of A Walk in the Woods and The Body.

After living in Britain for two decades, Bill Bryson recently moved back to the United States with his English wife and four children (he had read somewhere that nearly 3 million Americans believed they had been abducted by aliens--as he later put it, it was clear my people needed me). They were greeted by a new and improved America that boasts microwave pancakes, twenty-four-hour dental-floss hotlines, and the staunch conviction that ice is not a luxury item.

Delivering the brilliant comic musings that are a Bryson hallmark, I'm a Stranger Here Myself recounts his sometimes disconcerting reunion with the land of his birth. The result is a book filled with hysterical scenes of one man's attempt to reacquaint himself with his own country, but it is also an extended if at times bemused love letter to the homeland he has returned to after twenty years away.

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Myymäläsaatavuus

Tuotetiedot

  • Näytä kaikki
    • Kustantaja Crown Publishing Group (NY)
    • ISBN 9780767903820
    • Tuotekoodi 9780767903820
    • Kirjoittajat Bill Bryson
    • Kieli Englanti
    • Ilmestymispäivä 06.06.2000
    • Sivumäärä 304
    • Asiasanat Literary Figures; United States - 20th Century
    • Pituus (mm) 203.2
    • Leveys (mm) 134.62
    • Korkeus (mm) 17.018
    • Paino (g) 0.227

Tuotekuvaus

A classic from the New York Times bestselling author of A Walk in the Woods and The Body.

After living in Britain for two decades, Bill Bryson recently moved back to the United States with his English wife and four children (he had read somewhere that nearly 3 million Americans believed they had been abducted by aliens--as he later put it, it was clear my people needed me). They were greeted by a new and improved America that boasts microwave pancakes, twenty-four-hour dental-floss hotlines, and the staunch conviction that ice is not a luxury item.

Delivering the brilliant comic musings that are a Bryson hallmark, I'm a Stranger Here Myself recounts his sometimes disconcerting reunion with the land of his birth. The result is a book filled with hysterical scenes of one man's attempt to reacquaint himself with his own country, but it is also an extended if at times bemused love letter to the homeland he has returned to after twenty years away.

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