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24%OFFBill Bryson - Made In America: An Informal History of American English - 9781784161866 - V9781784161866
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Made In America: An Informal History of American English

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Description for Made In America: An Informal History of American English Paperback. Tells the story of how American arose out of the English language, and along the way, de-mythologizes his native land - explaining how a dusty desert hamlet with neither woods nor holly became Hollywood, how the Wild West wasn't won, why Americans say 'lootenant' and 'Toosday', and more. Series: Bryson. Num Pages: 592 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; CBX; HBJK; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 208 x 37. Weight in Grams: 422.
`Funny, wise, learned and compulsive' - GQ Bill Bryson turns away from travelling the highways and byways of middle America, so hilariously depicted in his bestselling The Lost Continent, The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid and Notes from a Big Country, for a fast, exhilarating ride along the Route 66 of American language and popular culture. In Made in America, Bryson tells the story of how American arose out of the English language, and along the way, de-mythologizes his native land - explaining how a dusty desert hamlet with neither ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Transworld Publishers Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Series
Bryson
Condition
New
Number of Pages
592
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781784161866
SKU
V9781784161866
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About Bill Bryson
Bill Bryson was born in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1951. His bestselling books include The Road to Little Dribbling, Notes from a Small Island, A Walk in the Woods, One Summer and The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid. In a national poll, Notes from a Small Island was voted the book that best represents Britain. His acclaimed work ... Read more

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