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Notes from a Small Island
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Avon A
Publication date May 1, 1997
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780380727506
ISBN-10 0380727501
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 8.50 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Original list price $15.99
Other format details travel
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A humorous social commentary conveys the eccentricity of Britain, from zebra crossings and Shakespeare to Twiggie Winkie's Farm and beyond, based on the author's two decades on English soil. Reprint. PW. NYT.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

Before New York Times bestselling author Bill Bryson wrote The Road to Little Dribbling, he took this delightfully irreverent jaunt around the unparalleled floating nation of Great Britain, which has produced zebra crossings, Shakespeare, Twiggie Winkie’s Farm, and places with names like Farleigh Wallop and Titsey.



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Hardcover
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Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (June 1, 1996)
9780786207008 | details & prices | 503 pages | 5.75 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $25.95
About: Before returning to America after spending twenty years in Britain, the author decided to tour his second home and presents a look at England's quirks and its endearing qualities
from William Morrow & Co (May 1, 1996)
9780688147259 | details & prices | 324 pages | 6.50 × 10.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $25.00
About: Before returning to America after spending twenty years in Britain, the author decided to tour his second home and presents a look at England's quirks and its endearing qualities
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Avon A (May 1, 1997)
9780380727506 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $15.99
About: Before returning to America after spending twenty years in Britain, the author decided to tour his second home and presents a look at England's quirks and its endearing qualities
New edition from Transworld Pub (August 1, 1996)
9780552996006 | details & prices | 416 pages | 4.75 × 7.80 × 0.75 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $14.95
About: After nearly two decades in Britain, Bill Bryson took the decision to move back to the USA.
CD/Spoken Word
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from Gardners Books (October 13, 2011)
9781445875682 | details & prices | 5.25 × 5.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $25.10
About: After nearly two decades in Britain, Bill Bryson, the acclaimed author of such bestsellers as "The Mother Tongue" and "Made in America", decided it was time to move back to the United States for a while.
Cassette/Spoken Word
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Abridged edition from Bantam Audio (June 1, 1998)
9780553525076 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $25.95
About: Before returning to America after spending twenty years in Britain, the author decided to tour his second home and presents a look at England's quirks and its endearing qualities.
With William Roberts (other contributor) | from Chivers Audio Books (July 1, 1996)
9780745166629 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $74.95
About: Before New York Times bestselling author Bill Bryson wrote The Road to Little Dribbling, he took this delightfully irreverent jaunt around the unparalleled floating nation of Great Britain, which has produced zebra crossings, Shakespeare, Twiggie Winkie’s Farm, and places with names like Farleigh Wallop and Titsey.

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