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The life and times of the thunderbolt kid [electronic resource] : A Memoir. Bill Bryson.

Bryson, Bill. (Author). Bryson, Bill. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780739346594 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (6 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2006.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Bill Bryson.
Summary, etc.: BONUS FEATURE: Exclusive interview with the author.From one of the most beloved and bestselling authors in the English language, a vivid, nostalgic and utterly hilarious memoir of growing up in the middle of the United States in the middle of the last century. A book that delivers on the promise that it is "laugh-out-loud funny."Some say that the first hints that Bill Bryson was not of Planet Earth came from his discovery, at the age of six, of a woollen jersey of rare fineness. Across the moth-holed chest was a golden thunderbolt. It may have looked like an old college football sweater, but young Bryson knew better. It was obviously the Sacred Jersey of Zap, and proved that he had been placed with this innocuous family in the middle of America to fly, become invisible, shoot guns out of people's hands from a distance, and wear his underpants over his jeans in the manner of Superman.Bill Bryson's first travel book opened with the immortal line, "I come from Des Moines....
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 215540 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Humor (Nonfiction).
Travel.
Genre: Electronic books.

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