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Made in America

Author: Bill Bryson; William Roberts
Publisher: Bath, England : Chivers Audio Books, 2002.
Series: Chivers audio books.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 itself was cooked up - as well as exposing the true origins of the G-string, the original $64,000 question and Dr. Kellogg of cornflakes fame.
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Genre/Form: Talking books
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Bryson; William Roberts
ISBN: 0754007790 9780754007791
OCLC Number: 156020471
Notes: Chivers Audio Books: CAB 2201.
Complete & unabridged.
Performer(s): Narrator : William Roberts.
Description: 12 sound cassettes (18 hr. 17 min.) : 1 7/8 ips, 2 track, Dolby processed, mono., stereo. ; in 1 container.
Series Title: Chivers audio books.
Responsibility: by Bill Bryson ; read by William Roberts.

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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 itself was cooked up - as well as exposing the true origins of the G-string, the original $64,000 question and Dr. Kellogg of cornflakes fame.

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