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The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain
By Bill Bryson and Nathan Osgood (narrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Random House
Publication date January 19, 2016
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Unabridged
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780147526878
ISBN-10 0147526876
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 6 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Original list price $45.00
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: A loving and hilarious—if occasionally spiky—valentine to Bill Bryson’s adopted country, Great Britain. Prepare for total joy and multiple episodes of unseemly laughter.


Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to discover and celebrate that green and pleasant land. The result was Notes from a Small Island, a true classic and one of the bestselling travel books ever written. Now he has traveled about Britain again, by bus and train and rental car and on foot, to see what has changed—and what hasn’t.

Following (but not too closely) a route he dubs the Bryson Line, from Bognor Regis in the south to Cape Wrath in the north, by way of places few travelers ever get to at all, Bryson rediscovers the wondrously beautiful, magnificently eccentric, endearingly singular country that he both celebrates and, when called for, twits. With his matchless instinct for the funniest and quirkiest and his unerring eye for the idiotic, the bewildering, the appealing, and the ridiculous, he offers acute and perceptive insights into all that is best and worst about Britain today.

Nothing is more entertaining than Bill Bryson on the road—and on a tear. The Road to Little Dribbling reaffirms his stature as a master of the travel narrative—and a really, really funny guy.


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Hardcover
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from Doubleday (January 19, 2016)
9780385539289 | details & prices | 380 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.50 in. | 1.65 lbs | List price $28.95
About: A loving and hilarious—if occasionally spiky—valentine to Bill Bryson’s adopted country, Great Britain.
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Anchor Books (October 25, 2016)
9780804172714 | details & prices | 400 pages | List price $16.95
About: In 1995, Iowa native Bill Bryson took a motoring trip around Britain to explore that green and pleasant land.
Large print edition from Random House Large Print (January 19, 2016)
9780399566783 | details & prices | 510 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.50 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $29.00
About: A sequel to Notes from a Small Island stands as the authors tribute to his adopted country of England and describes his riotous return visit two decades later to rediscover the country its people and its culture travel Simultaneous
CD/Spoken Word
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With Nathan Osgood (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Random House (January 19, 2016)
9780147526878 | details & prices | 5.25 × 6.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $45.00
About: A loving and hilarious—if occasionally spiky—valentine to Bill Bryson’s adopted country, Great Britain.

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