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Bryson, Bill. NOTES FROM A BIG COUNTRY - Doubleday 1998

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Notes from a Big Country by Bill Bryson. 1998 - Doubleday. For sale is a first edition, later printing. fine used hardback book in a fine dust jacket.

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For sale is a fine hardback copy of the novel, Notes from a Big Country by Bill Bryson, published in 1998 by Doubleday.

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Title Notes from a Big Country
Author Bill Bryson
Publisher Doubleday
Edition first edition, later printing
Copyright Year 1998
ISBN 0385410190
Cover Price 16.99
No. Pages 318
Dimensions 24 cm x 16 cm
Weight (kg) 0.64

The book is a first edition, later printing as evidenced by being specifically stated on the copyright page.

The book has black boards and silver lettering. The boards have no knocks or signs of wear. Internally there are no marks or inscriptions. The pages are clean and not excessively toned, have no tears or creases, and the binding is tight and square.

The fine dust jacket is complete showing the original cover price of £16.99.

Overall a fine copy of a novel by a popular author.

The book is not an ex library book, it has no remainder marks or publisher's stamps.

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Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson's many books include, most recently In a Sunburned Country, as well  as I'm a Stranger Here Myself, A walk in the Woods, Neither Here Nor There, Made in America, and The Mother Tongue.He edited The Best American Travel Writing 2000. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, he lived in England for almost two decades. He now lives in Hanover, New Hampshire, with his wife and four children.

Synopsis of this title

After nearly two decades in England, Bill Bryson returned to the country of his birth. Gathered here are 18 months' worth of his "Mail on Sunday" columns about that strange phenomena, the American way of life, in which he brings his bemused wit to bear on one of the world's craziest countries.

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"A compendium of wisecracks and jibes so hilarious that it was often difficult to remain upright while reading it." -- Toronto Star

"One can't read Bill Bryson's Notes from a Big Country without a great deal of amusement, mixed with admiration for his seemingly effortless skill in eliciting it." -- Globe and Mail

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