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bescales
Aug 01 2018
"For anyone interested in a good memoir that captures life in the 50 and 60s, this is the book to read. Having grown up in the 70's, I could relate to a lot of the nostalgia and belly laughed at the similarities. Bill Bryson is a witty and talented..." Permalink
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BobKao
Aug 01 2018
"For all Brysonites, this is a must read!" Permalink
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kakacurt
Aug 01 2018
"A very well written and complete walk down memory lane if you grew up in the 50's. Wonderful quick to read book!" Permalink
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Aug 01 2018
"A child of the fifties, Bryson's brilliant and hilarious portrayal of the themes of the day (the emergence of television, the atom bomb...) and scenes from his family life will have you reading aloud to anyone who will listen. If you like to laugh..." Permalink
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SMPL_fiction_librarian made a comment Aug 01 2018
"Had no idea young Billy Bryson was such a trickster as a youth! Most Boomers will feel his nostalgia for a time before franchises and shopping malls drained the life and character out of small cities and towns. What I most loved were his comments ..." Permalink
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