The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America

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VNR AG, 1989 - Travel - 314 pages
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When a native of Iowa returns from England to wander across America's heartland in search of the perfect small town, the result is a string of hilarious anecdotes and biting social commentary
 

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I don’t know whether people from small town America are charmed or insulted by Bill Bryson’s Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America, but for me this was a humorous and light-hearted look at ... Read full review

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Written in very Bill Bryson fashion, this was a fun (though often negative) look at small town America. I imagine if he did this trip again today he'd have worse things to say about the number of ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
9
Section 2
35
Section 3
56
Section 4
69
Section 5
70
Section 6
99
Section 7
105
Section 8
108
Section 16
183
Section 17
207
Section 18
214
Section 19
220
Section 20
226
Section 21
232
Section 22
242
Section 23
262

Section 9
112
Section 10
114
Section 11
139
Section 12
156
Section 13
163
Section 14
177
Section 15
180
Section 24
266
Section 25
267
Section 26
269
Section 27
281
Section 28
286
Section 29
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About the author (1989)

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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