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Title:
The life and times of the thunderbolt kid : a memoir / Bill Bryson.
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Call Number:
B Bryson, Bill BRY
Publication Date:
c2006.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publisher:
New York : Broadway Books, c2006.
Physical Description:
x, 270 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Summary:
Bill Bryson was born in the middle of the American century--1951--in the middle of the United States--Des Moines, Iowa--in the middle of the largest generation in American history--the baby boomers. As one of the funniest writers alive, he is perfectly positioned to mine his all-American childhood for memoir gold. Like millions of his generational peers, Bill Bryson grew up with a rich fantasy life as a superhero. In his case, he ran around his house and neighborhood wearing a jersey with a thunderbolt on it and a towel about his neck, vanquishing evildoers--in his head--as "The Thunderbolt Kid." Using his fantasy-life persona as a springboard, Bryson re-creates the life of his family in the 1950s in all its transcendent normality--a life at once familiar to us all and as far away and unreachable as another galaxy.--From publisher description.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [269]-270).
Added Title:
Life & times of the thunderbolt kid
Horizon Bib Number:
1062789
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