Bill Bryson - The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America
Bryson contemplates the state of the United States as he travels across the country in a visitation of family holidays and a quest for the apex of small-town America.
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Jan 26, 2005
Bill Bryson Strikes Gold!
Pros: Hilarious, Well Written
Bill Bryson is a great humorist, who cares about writing a good story. Read More at Epinions.com
Mar 13, 2005
The First, Perhaps The Best Of Bryson?
Pros: Funny, insightful, easy to digest.
Cons: Second "half" weaker than the first.
Bryson begins: a fine travelogue, demonstrating why the author is one of the masters of his art. Read More at Epinions.com
Oct 10, 2000
"Hah doo lack Miss Hippy?"
Pros: Very funny and perceptive.
Cons: You might make embarrassing sounds if you read this in public. Read More at Epinions.com
May 23, 2000
Tag Along with Bill Bryson as He Explores America
Pros: One of the funniest writers you'll ever read
Cons: None Read More at Epinions.com
Jul 11, 2000
Bill Bryson - Master of the funny anecdote
Pros: Hilarious travel descriptions, cracked me up!
Cons: May be a bit hard on small town America. Read More at Epinions.com
Jan 26, 2000
This cookie really crumbles!
Pros: Very Descriptive
Cons: I wish his books were longer. Read More at Epinions.com
Sep 7, 2004
Bill Bryson Loses His Way
Pros: Amusing look at the U.S. circa 1988 from a man in a Chevette
Cons: A little harsh about the Southern states, not as funny as later books.
Not his best work, Bryson's first novel was a clue of what we would enjoy later in his career. Read More at Epinions.com
Jun 20, 2000
Bill Bryson Searches For The Perfect Small Town
Pros: very, very funny, fascinating insights and statistics
Cons: not enough detail on many places Read More at Epinions.com