In a Sunburned Country (Google eBook)
Crown/Archetype, 2000. 9. 1. - 320페이지
A CLASSIC FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF ONE SUMMER
Every time Bill Bryson walks out the door, memorable travel literature threatens to break out. His previous excursion along the Appalachian Trail resulted in the sublime national bestseller A Walk in the Woods. In A Sunburned Country is his report on what he found in an entirely different place: Australia, the country that doubles as a continent, and a place with the friendliest inhabitants, the hottest, driest weather, and the most peculiar and lethal wildlife to be found on the planet. The result is a deliciously funny, fact-filled, and adventurous performance by a writer who combines humor, wonder, and unflagging curiousity.
Despite the fact that Australia harbors more things that can kill you in extremely nasty ways than anywhere else, including sharks, crocodiles, snakes, even riptides and deserts, Bill Bryson adores the place, and he takes his readers on a rollicking ride far beyond that beaten tourist path. Wherever he goes he finds Australians who are cheerful, extroverted, and unfailingly obliging, and these beaming products of land with clean, safe cities, cold beer, and constant sunshine fill the pages of this wonderful book. Australia is an immense and fortunate land, and it has found in Bill Bryson its perfect guide.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Very entertaining and very easy to read. - Goodreads
I never get tired of his writing! - Goodreads
Well researched, funny, thoroughly enjoyable... - Goodreads
Highly informative and humorous depiction of Australia - Goodreads
I always feel my explanations are poor and inadequate. - Goodreads
Entertaining and educational. - Goodreads
Review: In a Sunburned Country사용자 리뷰 - Kbl - Goodreads
This was a re-read for me after someone here at LC asked me about it. Still just as enjoyable. Bryson really "gets" Australians. -Mrs. P. 전체 리뷰 읽기
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Review: In a Sunburned Country사용자 리뷰 - Pam Bledsoe - Goodreads
Great book about travels through Australia. 전체 리뷰 읽기
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