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A short history of nearly everything

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: London : Black Swan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely in his own study at home, he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him. This book is his quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Bryson
ISBN: 9780552775366 0552775363
OCLC Number: 233788188
Notes: Originally published: London: Doubleday, 2003.
Description: 666 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Bill Bryson.

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Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely in his own study at home, he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him. This book is his quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization.

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