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Title:In a Sunburned Country
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Publisher:Broadway Books
ISBN:0767903862
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Number of Pages:335
Category:Travel, Non fiction, Humor, Australia, Memoir

In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC In a Sunburned Country A CLASSIC FROM THE i NEW YORK TIMES i BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF i ONE SUMMER i b .

Every time Bill Bryson walks out the door memorable travel literature threatens to break out His previous excursion along the Appalachian Trail resulted in the sublime national bestseller i A Walk in the Woods i i In A Sunburned Country i is his report on what he found in an entirely different place Australia the country that doubles as a continent and a place with the friendliest inhabitants the hottest driest weather and the most peculiar and lethal wildlife to be found on the planet The result is a deliciously funny fact filled and adventurous performance by a writer who combines humor wonder and unflagging curiousity .

Despite the fact that Australia harbors more things that can kill you in extremely nasty ways than anywhere else including sharks crocodiles snakes even riptides and deserts Bill Bryson adores the place and he takes his readers on a rollicking ride far beyond that beaten tourist path Wherever he goes he finds Australians who are cheerful extroverted and unfailingly obliging and these beaming products of land with clean safe cities cold beer and constant sunshine fill the pages of this wonderful book Australia is an immense and fortunate land and it has found in Bill Bryson its perfect guide

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b Suddenly in the space of a moment I realized what it was that I loved about Britain which is to say all of it b br br After nearly two decades spent on British soil Bill Bryson bestselling author of i The Mother Tongue i and i Made in America i decided to return to the United States I had recently read Bryson writes that million Americans believed that they had been abducted by aliens at one time or another so it was clear that my people needed me But before departing he set out on a grand farewell tour of the green and kindly island that had so long been his home br br Veering from the ludicrous to the endearing and back again i Notes from a Small Island i is a delightfully irreverent jaunt around the unparalleled floating nation that has produced zebra crossings Shakespeare Twiggie Winkie s Farm and places with names like Farleigh Wallop and Titsey The result is an uproarious social commentary that conveys the true glory of Britain from the satiric pen of an unapologetic Anglophile, b A i Chicago Tribune i Noteworthy Book br A GoodReads Reader s Choice br br In i One Summer i Bill Bryson one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life b br br The summer of began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century on May Charles Lindbergh became the first man to cross the Atlantic by plane nonstop and when he landed in Le Bourget airfield near Paris he ignited an explosion of worldwide rapture and instantly became the most famous person on the planet Meanwhile the titanically talented Babe Ruth was beginning his assault on the home run record which would culminate on September with his sixtieth blast one of the most resonant and durable records in sports history In between those dates a Queens housewife named Ruth Snyder and her corset salesman lover garroted her husband leading to a murder trial that became a huge tabloid sensation Alvin Shipwreck Kelly sat atop a flagpole in Newark New Jersey for twelve days a new record The American South was clobbered by unprecedented rain and by flooding of the Mississippi basin a great human disaster the relief efforts for which were guided by the uncannily able and insufferably pompous Herbert Hoover Calvin Coolidge interrupted an already leisurely presidency for an even more relaxing three month vacation in the Black Hills of South Dakota The gangster Al Capone tightened his grip on the illegal booze business through a gaudy and murderous reign of terror and municipal corruption The first true talking picture Al Jolson s i The Jazz Singer i was filmed and forever changed the motion picture industry The four most powerful central bankers on earth met in secret session on a Long Island estate and made a fateful decision that virtually guaranteed a future crash and depression br All this and much much more transpired in that epochal summer of and Bill Bryson captures its outsized personalities exciting events and occasional just plain weirdness with his trademark vividness eye for telling detail and delicious humor In that year America stepped out onto the world stage as the main event and i One Summer i transforms it all into narrative nonfiction of the highest order, 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 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 br br 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, In Bryson s biggest book he confronts his greatest challenge to understand and if possible answer the oldest biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves Taking as territory everything from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization Bryson seeks to understand how we got from there being nothing at all to there being us To that end he has attached himself to a host of the world s most advanced and often obsessed archaeologists anthropologists and mathematicians travelling to their offices laboratories and field camps He has read or tried to read their books pestered them with questions apprenticed himself to their powerful minds b A Short History of Nearly Everything b i i is the record of this quest and it is a sometimes profound sometimes funny and always supremely clear and entertaining adventure in the realms of human knowledge as only Bill Bryson can render it Science has never been more involving or entertaining