Synopses & Reviews
In Made in America, Bill Bryson de–mythologizes his native land—explaining how a dusty desert hamlet with neither woods nor holly became Hollywood, how the Wild West wasnt won, why Americans say lootenant” and Toosday,” how Americans were eating junk food long before the word itself was cooked up—as well as exposing the true origins of the G–string, the original $64,000 question, and Dr. Kellogg of cornflakes fame.
About the Author
Bill Bryson, OBE, is a best–selling American author of humorous books on travel, as well as books on the English language and on science. Born an American, he was a resident of North Yorkshire, UK, for most of his professional life before moving back to the US in 1995. In 2003 Bryson moved back to the UK, living in Norfolk, and was appointed Chancellor of Durham University.