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"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..."
"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..."
"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 ..."