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Bill Bryson (1) (1951–)

Autor(a) de A Short History of Nearly Everything

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About the Author

Bill Bryson was born in Des Moines, Iowa on December 8, 1951. In 1973, he went backpacking in England, where he eventually decided to settle. He wrote for the English newspapers The Times and The Independent, as well as supplementing his income by writing travel articles. He moved back to the mostrar mais United States in 1995. His first travel book, The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America, was published in 1989. His other books include I'm a Stranger Here Myself, In a Sunburned Country, Bill Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words, Neither Here nor There: Travels in Europe, Made in America, The Mother Tongue, Bill Bryson's African Diary, A Short History of Nearly Everything, At Home: A Short History of Private Life, Walk About, and Seeing Further: The Story of Science, Discovery, the Genius of the Royal Society. A Walk in the Woods was adapted into a movie starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte. Bryson's titles, The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain, Notes from a Small Island and Neither Here Nor There made the New York Times bestseller list in 2016. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Obras de Bill Bryson

Notes from a Small Island (1995) 9,763 cópias
In a Sunburned Country (2000) 9,052 cópias
The Mother Tongue (1990) 7,706 cópias
At Home : a short history of private life (2010) — Narrador, algumas edições6,377 cópias
Shakespeare: The World as Stage (2007) — Autor — 4,768 cópias
One Summer: America, 1927 (2013) 2,904 cópias
The Body: A Guide for Occupants (2019) 2,786 cópias
Bill Bryson's African Diary (2002) 1,287 cópias
Icons of England (2008) 323 cópias
The English Landscape: Its Character and Diversity (1700) — Introdução — 76 cópias
Bizarre World (1995) 63 cópias
Journeys in English (2004) 63 cópias
Blook of Bunders (1982) 14 cópias
Bryson Bill 2 cópias

Associated Works

The Ascent of Rum Doodle (1956) — Introdução, algumas edições577 cópias
Most of the Most of S. J. Perelman (1958) — Introdução, algumas edições510 cópias
Granta 26: Travel (1989) — Contribuinte — 154 cópias
Granta 31: The General (1990) — Contribuinte — 143 cópias
Granta 23: Home (1988) — Contribuinte — 138 cópias
A Walk in the Woods [2015 film] (2015) — Original book by — 66 cópias
Coffee with Isaac Newton (2008) — Prefácio, algumas edições40 cópias
National Geographic Magazine 1992 v181 #4 April (1992) — Contribuinte — 26 cópias
National Geographic Magazine 1996 v190 #5 November (1996) — Contribuinte — 25 cópias
National Geographic Magazine 1998 v193 #6 June (1998) — Contribuinte — 22 cópias
Licensed to Sell: The History and Heritage of the Public House (2004) — Prefácio, algumas edições17 cópias


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Conhecimento Comum

Nome de batismo
Bryson, William McGuire
Data de nascimento
Local de nascimento
Des Moines, Iowa, USA
Locais de residência
Des Moines, Iowa, VS
Drake University
travel writer
non-fiction author
Bryson, Michael G. (brother)
Bryson, Bill, Sr. (father)
Campaign to Protect Rural England
Chancellor of Durham University (2005)
Order of the British Empire (2006)
Golden Eagle Award (2007)
Fellow of the Royal Society (2013)
Jed Mattes
Pequena biografia
Bill Bryson was born in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1951. A backpacking expedition in 1973 brought him to England where he met his wife and decided to settle. He wrote for the English newspapers The Times and The Independent for many years, writing travel articles to supplement his income. He lived with his family in North Yorkshire before moving back to the States in 1995, to Hanover, New Hampshire, with his wife and four children. In 2003 he and his family moved back to England, where they currently reside.



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