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User Review  - Arkrayder - LibraryThing

I loved this book, particularly Fry's turns of phrase and writing style. The only thing I found wrong with it, was the fact that it was too short! Some states seemed to only merit mere glances. Despite this I would recommend the book to anyone remotely interested in the USA. Read full review

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User Review  - Kate_Ward - LibraryThing

Lovely little bite-size travelogue of the 50 states. Only criticism, much like the tv show it accompanied, is that some states are woefully undersold. Read full review

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User Review  - JenneB - LibraryThing

I usually like Stephen Fry, but I thought his wide-eyed, "gosh golly America wow!" attitude was most of the time annoyingly twee, and occasionally just insulting. (comparing "hillbilly" musicians to dogs? really??) Read full review

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User Review  - sriemann - LibraryThing

Perhaps it takes a Brit to convince an American to take another look at the abundance of good things that the USA has to see and experience. Well, maybe it helps if the American reading happens to ... Read full review

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User Review  - aleene - LibraryThing

Stephen Fry traveled all states of the US for a BBC series. The book is a juxtaposition of anecdotes from each state. Some are interesting, some ar not. And in some cases the television version was ... Read full review

Review: Stephen Fry in America

User Review  - Laurie - Goodreads

What a great book. Stephen Fry travels through all the states in the US and visits with your average every day person. Most of the time he is put to work. I know there is a DVD series of this book, but the book goes into more detail and is funny. Read full review

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User Review  - Justin - Goodreads

I absolutely adored this book, as it delved into some of the lesser-known corners of the United States in satisfying detail and personality. As a result, I learned a lot about my own country from one ... Read full review

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