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              The Body: A Guide for Occupants

              The Body: A Guide for Occupants (Hardback)

              By Bryson, Bill

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              In the bestselling, prize-winning A Short History of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson achieved the seemingly impossible by making the science of our world both understandable and entertaining to millions of people around the globe.

              ISBN 9780857522405
              Released AU 1 Oct 2019
              Publisher Transworld Publishers
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              Troublesome Words
               

              Troublesome Words (Paperback, 4th edition)

              By Bryson, Bill

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              A guide to the problems of English usage and spelling. It lets you discover whether you should care about split infinitives, or were wondering if that newsreader was right to say 'an historic day'.

              ISBN 9780141040394
              Released AU 31 May 2010
              Publisher Penguin
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              A Really Short History of Nearly Everything

              A Really Short History of Nearly Everything (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Bryson, Bill

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              Covers the wonder and mysteries of time and space, the frequently bizarre and often obsessive scientists and the methods they used, the crackpot theories which held sway for far too long, and the extraordinary accidental discoveries which suddenly advanced whole areas of science ...when the people were actually looking for something else.
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              ISBN 9780552562966
              Released AU 1 Sep 2010
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              The Mother Tongue
                

              The Mother Tongue (Pre-recorded digital audio player / Audio)

              By Bryson, Bill

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              With dazzling wit and astonishing insight, Bill Brysonthe acclaimed author of The Lost Continentbrilliantly explores the remarkable history, eccentricities, resilience and sheer fun of the English language. From the first descent of the larynx into the throat (why you can talk bu...t your dog can't), to the fine lost art of swearing, Bryson tells the fascinating, often uproarious story of an inadequate, second-rate tongue of peasants that developed into one of the world's largest growth industries
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              ISBN 9781467621670
              Released AU 15 Dec 2015
              Publisher HarperCollins
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              Walk in the Woods - 18 Copy Bin

              Walk in the Woods - 18 Copy Bin (Hardback)

              By Bryson, Bill

              ISBN 9780733803703
              Published AU 1 Nov 1997
              Publisher Transworld Publishers
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              A Short History of Nearly Everything

              A Short History of Nearly Everything (Paperback)

              By Bryson, Bill

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              The author describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely at home he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him. This title is about his quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization - how we ...got from there, being nothing at all, to here, being us.
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              ISBN 9781784161859
              Released AU 15 Aug 2016
              Publisher Transworld Publishers
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              Mother Tongue: The Story of the English Language

              Mother Tongue: The Story of the English Language (Paperback)

              By Bryson, Bill

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              Presenting a tour of English from its mongrel origins to its status as the world's most-spoken tongue; its apparent simplicity to its deceptive complexity; its vibrant swearing to its uncertain spelling and pronunciation, this book covers curious eccentricities that make it as ma...ddening to learn and as flexible to use.
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              ISBN 9780141040080
              Released AU 9 Apr 2010
              Publisher Penguin
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              The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America

              The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America (Paperback)

              By Bryson, Bill

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              Bryson's acclaimed first success, The Lost Continent is a classic of travel literature - hilariously, stomach-achingly, funny, yet tinged with heartache - and the book that first staked Bill Bryson's claim as the most beloved writer of his generation.

              ISBN 9781784161804
              Released AU 1 Feb 2016
              Publisher Transworld Publishers
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              Neither Here, Nor There: Travels in Europe

              Neither Here, Nor There: Travels in Europe (Paperback)

              By Bryson, Bill

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              The author's first travel book, The Lost Continent, was unanimously acclaimed as one of the funniest books in years. In this book, he deals with Europe as he shoulders his backpack, keeps a tight hold on his wallet, and journeys from Hammerfest, the northernmost town on the conti...nent, to Istanbul on the cusp of Asia.
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              ISBN 9781784161828
              Released AU 4 Jan 2016
              Publisher Transworld Publishers
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              Notes From A Big Country: Journey into the American Dream

              Notes From A Big Country: Journey into the American Dream (Paperback)

              By Bryson, Bill

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              The author has the rare knack of being out of his depth wherever he goes - even (perhaps especially) in the land of his birth. Whether discussing the strange appeal of breakfast pizza or the jaw-slackening direness of American TV, the author brings his brand of bemused wit to bea...r on that strangest of phenomena - the American way of life.
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              ISBN 9781784161842
              Released AU 28 Mar 2016
              Publisher Transworld Publishers
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