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The Resource I'm a stranger here myself : notes on returning to America after twenty years away, Bill Bryson

I'm a stranger here myself : notes on returning to America after twenty years away, Bill Bryson

Label
I'm a stranger here myself : notes on returning to America after twenty years away
Title
I'm a stranger here myself
Title remainder
notes on returning to America after twenty years away
Statement of responsibility
Bill Bryson
Title variation
Notes from a big country
Title variation remainder
notes on returning to America after twenty years away
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bryson recalls his return to the United States after twenty years in England
Summary
The author describes his return to America after two decades of living abroad and his disconcerting reunion with his homeland as he discusses motels, tax-return instructions, hardware stores, and other topics
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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175387
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bryson, Bill
Dewey number
973.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E169.04
LC item number
.B778 1999
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike large print basic series
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  • Bryson, Bill
  • Bryson, Bill
  • United States
  • United States
  • Large type books
  • United States
  • United States
  • Large type books
  • Manners and customs
  • Travel
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
notes on returning to America after twenty years away
Label
I'm a stranger here myself : notes on returning to America after twenty years away, Bill Bryson
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction -- Coming home -- Mail call -- Drug culture -- What's cooking -- Well, Doctor, I was just trying to lie down -- Rule number 1: follow all rules -- Take me out to the ballpark -- Help! -- A visit to the barbershop -- On the hotline -- Design flaws -- Room service -- Consuming pleasures -- The numbers game -- Junk-fook heaven -- How to have fun at home -- Tales of the North Woods -- The cupholder revolution -- Number, please -- Friendly people -- Why everyone is worried -- The risk factor -- The war on drugs -- Dying accents -- Inefficiency report -- Why no one walks -- Wide-open spaces -- Snoopers at work -- Lost at the movies -- Gardening with my wife -- Ah, summer! -- A day at the seaside -- On losing a son -- Highway diversions -- Fall in New England -- The best American holiday -- Deck the halls -- Fun in the snow -- The mysteries of Christmas -- Life in a cold climate -- Hail to the Chief -- Lost in cyberland -- Your tax form explained
  • Book tours -- The waste generation -- A slight inconvenience -- At the drive-in -- Drowning in red tape -- Life's mysteries -- So sue me -- The great indoors -- Death watch -- In praise of diners -- Shopping madness -- The fat of the land -- Your new computer -- How to rent a car -- The wasteland -- The flying nightmare -- Enough already -- At a loss -- Old news -- Rules for living -- Our town -- Word play -- Last night on the Titanic -- Property news -- Life's technicalities -- An address to the graduating class of Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, New Hampshire -- Coming home: part II
Control code
ocm41131783
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
458 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780754013327
Lccn
99027388
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)41131783
Label
I'm a stranger here myself : notes on returning to America after twenty years away, Bill Bryson
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction -- Coming home -- Mail call -- Drug culture -- What's cooking -- Well, Doctor, I was just trying to lie down -- Rule number 1: follow all rules -- Take me out to the ballpark -- Help! -- A visit to the barbershop -- On the hotline -- Design flaws -- Room service -- Consuming pleasures -- The numbers game -- Junk-fook heaven -- How to have fun at home -- Tales of the North Woods -- The cupholder revolution -- Number, please -- Friendly people -- Why everyone is worried -- The risk factor -- The war on drugs -- Dying accents -- Inefficiency report -- Why no one walks -- Wide-open spaces -- Snoopers at work -- Lost at the movies -- Gardening with my wife -- Ah, summer! -- A day at the seaside -- On losing a son -- Highway diversions -- Fall in New England -- The best American holiday -- Deck the halls -- Fun in the snow -- The mysteries of Christmas -- Life in a cold climate -- Hail to the Chief -- Lost in cyberland -- Your tax form explained
  • Book tours -- The waste generation -- A slight inconvenience -- At the drive-in -- Drowning in red tape -- Life's mysteries -- So sue me -- The great indoors -- Death watch -- In praise of diners -- Shopping madness -- The fat of the land -- Your new computer -- How to rent a car -- The wasteland -- The flying nightmare -- Enough already -- At a loss -- Old news -- Rules for living -- Our town -- Word play -- Last night on the Titanic -- Property news -- Life's technicalities -- An address to the graduating class of Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, New Hampshire -- Coming home: part II
Control code
ocm41131783
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
458 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780754013327
Lccn
99027388
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)41131783

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