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I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America after Twenty Years Away

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Stranger, but no Danger

Every book I read by Bill Bryson is worth every penny I spend on it. This book is no exception. After his 20 year hiatuse from residing in the US, Bill Bryson's adventure to American normalsy makes you think about your own home town and why it's unique. This book is gre...
Every book I read by Bill Bryson is worth every penny I spend on it. This book is no exception. After his 20 year hiatuse from residing in the US, Bill Bryson's adventure to American normalsy makes you think about your own home town and why it's unique. This book is great for anyone who wants to begin reading and get educated and be amused in the process to the experienced reader looking for a comedic break from the other reads out there. As awlays with Bill Bryson's books, ENJOY!

posted by JYakus on February 3, 2010

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1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Collection of Newspaper Columns

Product warning! This is not a non-fiction narrative but rather a collection of Bryson's newspaper columns. They are campy observations produced in standard 5 pages essays. Very disappointing.

posted by fishRF on August 9, 2010

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  • Posted August 9, 2010

    Collection of Newspaper Columns

    Product warning! This is not a non-fiction narrative but rather a collection of Bryson's newspaper columns. They are campy observations produced in standard 5 pages essays. Very disappointing.

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 9, 2014

    Very outdated

    Written iin 1997, this book is so outdated. I can't believe people in New Hampshire still leave their houses uunlocked? I usually love all his books but this was not worth the money. While certain articles did give a few laughs, it. sounded more like a diatrab on anti-gun and environmental laws. I guess living back in the states didn't work out for him as he is once again living in England

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