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In a Sunburned Country

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The bestselling author of "A Walk in the Woods" now takes a truly outrageous tour Down Under, revealing hundreds of entertaining eccentricities about ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.600
CRaivios

Another tome by my favorite nutcase

by CRaivios on Feb 24, 2011

I loved A Walk in the Woods. When I began planning a trip to Australia, I had to buy this book. Bryson may have done too much driving and not enough reporting about the areas of Australia he was writing about, but I could not stop laughing. Whether or not you are planning a trip to the only ... More

althemadpoet
by althemadpoet on Dec 3, 2009

Makes me want to go to Australia all the more. Very funny in spots - very interesting in others - makes you realize just how big Australia really is More

Teal99

Australian Outback

by Teal99 on Jun 25, 2009

I thoroughly enjoyed this tale in large part due to my wanting to go to Australia. Bryson makes you feel like you are there sweating away the outback with him. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in travel and Australia. More

Ceinwein

A Long Trek Down Under

by Ceinwein on Jul 2, 2008

Bill Bryson?s "The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid" carried me back to my childhood, laughing all the way. I thoroughly enjoyed his admirable attempt to hike the Appalachian Trail in "A Walk in the Woods" but "In a Sunburned Country" did not hold my attention. The historical facts were interesting ... More

plink
by plink on Oct 14, 2007

Wonderful Book! Entertaining and informative and one of the few books I,ve read in a long time that made me laugh out-loud ! I want to read all his books. Also , Alibris had the book to me in record time in immaculate condition ; an over-all great experience! More

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