“Bryson has produced a compelling, overly engaging work that is written for Everyman.
Billed as “a loving and hilarious, if occasionally spiky, valentine” to the author’s adopted country, Bill Bryson’s follow-up, two decades on, to his bestselling Notes from a Small Island,
“. . . a mosaic illustrating a pivotal year in America’s global economic and cultural success.”
Veteran author Bill Bryson delights in skewering the arrogant rich in England and the United States, particularly the folks who lived in the 19th and early 20th centuries in this quirky survey book