Not been American
The father, proving fathers are the same world wide
from the horse's mouth
No, styled that one could dip and out, therefore, prolonging the pleasure
Marvelous insight into growing up in small town America in the 50/60's
Listening since 2004. Mystery, thrillers and anything that can blend with a walk, jog, exercise, long drive or a wait at the airport.
If it is funny, it is only for the American. It is not like his earlier books. Not a classic global book which everyone can enjoy.
I have enjoyed Bryson's other books but this one is an in-your-face reminder of how actually disgusting little boys can be - his loving and graphic descriptions of the things boys get up to had me almost sick; I had to stop listening. Some listeners may delight in remembering the sheer ickiness of childhood experience, but I didn't.