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In A Sunburned Country (Random House Large Print)
In A Sunburned Country (Random House Large Print) by Bill Bryson 0375430563 9780375430565
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In A Sunburned Country (Random House Large Print) by Bill Bryson

Compared to his Australian excursions, Bill Bryson had it easy on the Appalachian Trail. Nonetheless, Bryson has on serveral occasions embarked on seemingly endless flights bound for a land where Little Debbies are scarce but insects are abundant (up to 220,000 species of them), not to mention the crodiles. <BR>Taking readers on a rollicking ride far beyond packaged-tour routes, IN A SUNBURNED COUNTRY introduces a country where interesting things happen all the time, from a Prime Minister who was lost at sea while swimming at a Victoria beach to Japanese cult members who managed to set off an atomic bomb unnoticed on their 500,000-acre property. Leaving no Vegemite unsavored, readers will accompany Bryson as he dodges jellyfish while learning to surf at Bondi Beach, discovers a fish that can climb trees, dehydrates in deserts where the temperatures leap to 140 degrees, and tells the true story of the rejected Danish architect who designed the Sydney Opera House. <BR>Published just in time for theOlympics, IN A SUNBURNED COUNTRY provides a singularly intriguing, wonderfully wacky take on a glorious, adventure-filled locale.

Author: Bill Bryson

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 592

Publisher: Random House Large Print

Publication Date: 2000-06-06

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ISBN: 0375430563


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