I'm a Stranger Here Myself

Un libro in lingua di Bill Bryson edito da Broadway Books, 2000

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After living in Britain for two decades, Bill Bryson recently moved back to the United States with his English wife and four children (he had read somewhere that nearly 3 million Americans believed they had been abducted by aliens--as he later put it, "it was clear my people needed me").  They were greeted by a new and improved America that boasts microwave pancakes, twenty-four-hour dental-floss hotlines, and the staunch conviction that ice is not a luxury item.

Delivering the brilliant comic musings that are a Bryson hallmark, I'm a Stranger Here Myself recounts his sometimes disconcerting reunion with the land of his birth.  The result is a book filled with hysterical scenes of one man's attempt to reacquaint himself with his own country, but it is also an extended if at times bemused love letter to the homeland he has returned to after twenty years away.

Informazioni bibliografiche

  • Titolo del Libro in lingua: I'm a Stranger Here Myself
  • Sottotitolo: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away
  • Lingua: English
  • AutoreBill Bryson
  • Editore: Broadway Books
  • Collana: Broadway Books (Paperback)
  • Data di Pubblicazione: 01 Luglio '00
  • Pagine: 288
  • Peso gr: 249
  • Dimensioni mm: 203 x 133 x 19
  • ISBN-10: 076790382X
  • EAN-13: 9780767903820