The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid

A Memoir

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From one of the most beloved and bestselling authors in the English language, a vivid, nostalgic, and utterly hilarious memoir of growing up in the 1950sBill Bryson was born in the middle of the American century—1951—in the middle of the United ...Continua
Ha scritto il 17/05/17
This is my first Bill Bryson book . He is really as funny as people say. It is a very interesting insight into the '50s.
Ha scritto il 20/11/12
Funny and fasinating
This is a superb book, full of warmth, wit and wonderful anecdotes from the author's life. As well as being excellent social commentary on middle class America Bill Bryson also includes a plethora of insights and statistics about his home country ...Continua
Ha scritto il 13/11/11
An eloquent writer he is, this mr. Bryson. His childhood memories are not just interesting to those who grew up in the 50’ and/or in Des Moines. Even if you didn’t, I may bring back memories of way back when, wherever you were.
Ha scritto il 08/09/11
What idea has of the Fifties someone born in the Eighties?The first thing that pops into my mind is of a perfect family, smiling, in a typical middle-class kitchen, in a typical suburban american neighbourhood.Completely disconnected from this ...Continua
Ha scritto il 25/07/11
This is quite a true history, narrating how was life in an American town in Fifties. The fun things is how Bryson narrates his childhood and American way of life in those years, especially with all the differences with modern life. All the book is ...Continua
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