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At Home: A Short History of Private Life
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Anchor Books
Publication date October 4, 2011
Pages 577
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780767919395
ISBN-10 0767919394
Dimensions 1.25 by 5 by 8 in.
Weight 1.25 lbs.
Original list price $16.95
Summaries and Reviews
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In these pages, the beloved Bill Bryson gives us a fascinating history of the modern home, taking us on a room-by-room tour through his own house and using each room to explore the vast history of the domestic artifacts we take for granted. As he takes us through the history of our modern comforts, Bryson demonstrates that whatever happens in the world eventually ends up in our home, in the paint, the pipes, the pillows, and every item of furniture. Bryson has one of the liveliest, most inquisitive minds on the planet, and his sheer prose fluency makes At Home one of the most entertaining books ever written about private life.



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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780767919388
 
from Doubleday (October 5, 2010)
9780767919388 | details & prices | 497 pages | 6.50 × 9.75 × 1.50 in. | 1.90 lbs | List price $28.95
About: From one of the most beloved authors of our  time—a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780552777353 Book cover for 9780767919395
 
The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Anchor Books (October 4, 2011)
9780767919395 | details & prices | 577 pages | 5.00 × 8.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $16.95
About: In these pages, the beloved Bill Bryson gives us a fascinating history of the modern home, taking us on a room-by-room tour through his own house and using each room to explore the vast history of the domestic artifacts we take for granted.
from Transworld Pub (May 26, 2011)
9780552777353 | details & prices | 700 pages | 4.50 × 7.25 × 2.00 in. | 0.80 lbs | List price $15.20
This edition also contains At Home: A Short History of Private Life
About: In "At Home", Bill Bryson applies the same irrepressible curiosity, irresistible wit, stylish prose and masterful storytelling that made "A Short History of Nearly Everything" one of the most lauded books of the last decade, and delivers one of the most entertaining and illuminating books ever written about the history of the way we live.
Miscellaneous
from Doubleday (October 5, 2010)
9780385533591 | details & prices | 512 pages | List price $28.95
from Doubleday of Canada (October 5, 2010)
9780307376114 | details & prices | List price $29.95

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