demelzack, November 15, 2010 (view all comments by demelzack)
Bill Bryson is hilarious. My appreciation of another of his books, Made in America, made me buy The Lost Continent. After reading this book I gave it to my mother-in-law who suggested it for her book club. Then I bought it again. It was just as funny the second time.
Everyone in America should recognize at least a few of the small towns Mr. Bryson passes through in his travels. His cutting wit contrasted by his easy familiarity makes the reader feel like almost like a confidant.
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Erik Stoll, December 6, 2007 (view all comments by Erik Stoll)
Excellent book. Bryson's writing had me laughing from cover to cover. A very nontraditional type of travel story, but very effective and something that most Americans who have ever traveled by car can relate to.
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