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Made in America

Bill Bryson


PUBLISHED: 31st March 1996
ISBN: 9780380713813
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Bill Bryson, author of the national bestseller The Mother Tongue, takes an informed and affectionate look at the history of the U.S. from the perspective of language and popular culture..
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PUBLISHED: 31st March 1996
ISBN: 9780380713813
ANNOTATION:
Bill Bryson, author of the national bestseller The Mother Tongue, takes an informed and affectionate look at the history of the U.S. from the perspective of language and popular culture..

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Bill Bryson, author of the national bestseller The Mother Tongue, takes an informed and affectionate look at the history of the U.S. from the perspective of language and popular culture..

Publisher Description

Bill Bryson, who gave glorious voice to "The Mother Tongue, " now celebrates her magnificent offspring in the book that reveals once and for all how a dusty western hamlet with neither woods nor holly came to be known as Hollywood...and exactly why Mr. Yankee Doodle call his befeathered cap "Macaroni."

Author Biography

Bill Bryson is the bestselling author of "At Home", "A Walk in the Woods", "The Lost Continent", "Made in America", "The Mother Tongue", and "A Short History of Nearly Everything", winner of the Aventis Prize. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, Bryson lives in England with his wife and children.

Product Details

Author
Bill Bryson
Language
English
ISBN-10
0380713810
ISBN-13
9780380713813
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Year
1996
Publication Date
1996-03-31
Short Title
MADE IN AMER
Publisher
William Morrow & Company
Residence
New York, US
Pages
480