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The lost continent : travels in small town America / Bill Bryson

Bryson, Bill

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ISBN 10: 0436071835 / ISBN 13: 9780436071836
Published by London : Secker & Warburg, 1989
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Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw, now mylar-sleeved. Slightest hint of tanning to page margins. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. FLATSIGNED by the author.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 262 pages; Physical desc. : 262p. ; map (lining-papers) ; 25cm. Subject: Bryson, Bill - Travel - United States. Cities and towns - United States. Travel - Handbooks, manuals, etc. United States - Description and travel - 1981- . United States - Social life and customs - 1971- . Summary: Bill Bryson drove 14,000 miles in search of the mythical small town of his youth. Instead he found a lookalike strip of gas stations, motels and hamburger joints; a continent lost to itself through greed, pollution and television, and lost to him because he had become a foreigner in his own country. A funny and serious view of smalltown America. 1 Kg. Bookseller Inventory # 179933

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Title: The lost continent : travels in small town ...

Publisher: London : Secker & Warburg

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition.

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Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw, now mylar-sleeved. Slightest hint of tanning to page margins. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. FLATSIGNED by the author.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 262 pages; Physical desc. : 262p. ; map (lining-papers) ; 25cm. Subject: Bryson, Bill - Travel - United States. Cities and towns - United States. Travel - Handbooks, manuals, etc. United States - Description and travel - 1981- . United States - Social life and customs - 1971- . Summary: Bill Bryson drove 14,000 miles in search of the mythical small town of his youth. Instead he found a lookalike strip of gas stations, motels and hamburger joints; a continent lost to itself through greed, pollution and television, and lost to him because he had become a foreigner in his own country. A funny and serious view of smalltown America.

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Bill Bryson drove 14,000 miles in search of the mythical small town of his youth. Instead he found a lookalike strip of gas stations, motels and hamburger joints; a continent lost to itself through greed, pollution and television, and lost to him because he had become a foreigner in his own country. A funny and serious view of smalltown America.

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