The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America

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Harper Collins, Aug 3, 1990 - Travel - 320 pages
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An unsparing and hilarious account of one man's rediscovery of America and his search for the perfect small town.
  

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I generally love Bill Bryson's writing. - Goodreads
Funny, sarcastic travel writing. - Goodreads
The author gives a new insight into small time America. - Goodreads
An honest depiction of small-town America. - Goodreads
Funny, smart, and lovely prose. - Goodreads
Funny at times, easy to read. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Robert Dunlap - Goodreads

Amusing in the way that foreigners must see America. Too big, too loud, too wasteful, too quaint. For some of us, it is home sweet home, however. If you really want funny, true travel stories, PJ O ... Read full review

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User Review  - theresa - Goodreads

not nearly as funny as his others. found it to be awfully negative with far too many references to "fat tourists." , Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
14
Section 3
23
Section 4
33
Section 5
49
Section 6
56
Section 7
65
Section 8
74
Section 13
156
Section 14
180
Section 15
207
Section 16
220
Section 17
226
Section 18
235
Section 19
244
Section 20
253

Section 9
85
Section 10
99
Section 11
105
Section 12
114
Section 21
266
Section 22
267
Section 23
293
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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.

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