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After nearly two decades in Britain, Bill Bryson took the decision to move back to the States for a few years, to let his kids experience life in another country, to give his wife the chance to shop until 10 p.m. seven nights a week, and, most of all, because he had read that 3.7 million Americans believed that they had been abducted by aliens at one time or another, and it was thus clear to...
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Nov 17th, 2019
Jul 14th, 2018
this was fine...I'm a little tired of Mr. Bryson
Mar 24th, 2018
Not as boring as I thought it would be as this isn't my usual choice of genre! There are some laughs but I did also find myself blanking out at points. Not a bad read though!
Oct 25th, 2015
Jul 4th, 2015
Now, in all fairness, I approach this review with some bias because I already love Bill Bryson and am an admitted Anglophile, but even if you've never read a Bryson book and have no interest in England, you should read this. It is absolutely hilarious. Bryson is a marvelous storyteller and has a habit of making everyday occurrences fascinating.
Jun 23rd, 2013
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