Made In America

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 006241741X
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Bill Bryson, bestselling author of The Mother Tongue, now celebrates its magnificent offspring in the book that reveals once and for all how a dusty western hamlet with neither woods nor holly came to be known as Hollywood . . . and exactly ...

Made In America

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1784161861
Size: 69.32 MB
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In Made in America, Bryson tells the story of how American arose out of the English language, and along the way, de-mythologizes his native land - explaining how a dusty desert hamlet with neither woods nor holly became Hollywood, how the ...

Only Yesterday

Author: Frederick Lewis Allen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471189527
Size: 54.34 MB
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Recreates the social, political, and economic scene of the 1920s in America


Author: John Drury Clark
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813585244
Size: 66.47 MB
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Creamy Crunchy

Author: Jon Krampner
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231162324
Size: 16.67 MB
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Draws on interviews, research, and travels in the peanut-growing regions of the South to discuss the history of peanut butter, its manufacture from the 1890s to the present, and its cultural, nutritional, and molecular evolution.

American English Spelling

Author: D. W. Cummings
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801834431
Size: 45.44 MB
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An essential reference work, American English Spelling moves beyond questions of how words are spelled to an understanding of why they are spelled as they are.

The Home Front Encyclopedia

Author: James Ciment
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1576078493
Size: 42.10 MB
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See also: Journalism (U.S., WWII); Radio (WWII) REFERENCES Bryson, Bill. “Of
Bombs and Bunkum: Politics and War.” In Made in America: An Informal History
of the English Language in the United States, 297–300. New York: Morrow, 1994.
Dickson, Paul. War Slang: American Fighting Words and Phrases from the Civil
War to the Gulf War. New York: Pocket, 1994. McCutcheon, Marc. “World War II:
Slang, Colloquialisms, and Everyday Speech.” In Everyday Life from Prohibition ...

Bill Bryson S African Diary

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409095576
Size: 19.95 MB
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All the author’s royalties from this book, as well as all profits, will go to CARE International.

Coming Apart

Author: William L. O'Neill
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee Publisher
Size: 47.93 MB
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This masterly chronicle of the 1960s, the twentieth century's most confounding decade, is an immensely readable book that combines wit with learning and seriousness with entertainment.