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I'm a Stranger Here Myself

Notes on Returning to America after Twenty Years Away

I'm a Stranger Here Myself( )
Author: Bryson, Bill
Series title:Thorndike/G. K. Hall Paperback Bestsellers Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2000
Publisher:Thorndike Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

After living in Britain for two decades, Bill Bryson moved back to the U.S. with his English wife and four children. Here, he delivers the brilliant comic musings that are his hallmark as he recounts his sometimes disconcerting reunion with America. The result is a book filled with hysterical scenes of one man's attempt to reacquaint himself with the country of his birth.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Travel / United States / General
Humor / Form / Anecdotes & Quotations
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.06 Pounds
Author Biography
Bryson, Bill (Author)
Bill Bryson was born in Des Moines, Iowa on December 8, 1951. In 1973, he went backpacking in England, where he eventually decided to settle. He wrote for the English newspapers The Times and The Independent, as well as supplementing his income by writing travel articles.

He moved back to the United States in 1995. His first travel book, The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America, was published in 1989. His other books include I'm a Stranger Here Myself, In a Sunburned Country, Bill Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words, Neither Here nor There: Travels in Europe, Made in America, The Mother Tongue, Bill Bryson's African Diary, A Short History of Nearly Everything, At Home: A Short History of Private Life, Walk About, and Seeing Further: The Story of Science, Discovery, the Genius of the Royal Society. A Walk in the Woods was adapted into a movie starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte.

Bryson's titles, The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain, Notes from a Small Island and Neither Here Nor There made the New York Times bestseller list in 2016.


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