Bill Bryson: Made in America - An Informal History of the English Language in the United States

Bill Bryson turns away form the highways and byways of middle America, so hilariously depicted in his bestselling The Lost Continent, for a fast, exhilarating ride along the Route 66 of American language and popular culture.
ISBN: 9781784161866
Author: Bill Bryson
Page: 566
Binding: Soft cover
Publication date: 2016
Format: Book
Publisher: BLACK SWAN
Language: English

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Price: 3 950 Ft

Stock: 1-10 copies

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Bill Bryson turns away form the highways and byways of middle America, so hilariously depicted in his bestselling The Lost Continent, for a fast, exhilarating ride along the Route 66 of American language and popular culture. In Made in America, Bryson 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', how Americans were eating junk food long before the word its

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