The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America - [pdf]

The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America
Title:The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America
Format Type:eBook PDF / e-Pub
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ISBN:0060920084
Number of Pages:299

Epic book online Books by: Bill Bryson I come from Des Moines Somebody had to br br And as soon as Bill Bryson was old enough he left Des Moines couldn t hold him but it did lure him back After ten years in England he returned to the land of his youth and drove almost miles in search of a mythical small town called Amalgam the kind of trim and sunny place where the films of his youth were set Instead his search led him to Anywhere USA a lookalike strip of gas stations motels and hamburger outlets populated by lookalike people with a penchant for synthetic fibres Travelling around thirty eight of the lower states united only in their mind numbingly dreary uniformity he discovered a continent that was doubly lost lost to itself because blighted by greed pollution mobile homes and television lost to him because he had become a stranger in his own land br br The Lost Continent is a classic of travel literature hilariously stomach achingly funny yet tinged with heartache and the book that first staked Bill Bryson s claim as the most beloved writer of his generation

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