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Bill Bryson - At Home:  A Short History of Private Life - 9780385608275 - KKD0011051
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At Home: A Short History of Private Life

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Description for At Home: A Short History of Private Life Hardcover. Good copy with some shelf wear, dustwrapper with edge wear but remains good
In "At Home", Bill Bryson applies the same irrepressible curiosity, irresistible wit, stylish prose and masterful storytelling that made "A Short History of Nearly Everything" one of the most lauded books of the last decade, and delivers one of the most entertaining and illuminating books ever written about the history of the way we live. Bill Bryson was struck one day by the thought that we devote a lot more time to studying the battles and wars of history than to considering what history really consists of: centuries of people quietly going about their daily business - eating, sleeping and ... Read more

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About Bill Bryson
Bill Bryson's bestselling travel books include The Lost Continent, Notes from a Small Island, A Walk in the Woods and Down Under. His acclaimed book on the history of science, A Short History of Nearly Everything, won the Aventis Prize for Science Books and the Descartes Science Communication Prize. He has written on language in Mother Tongue and Made ... Read more

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