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Eclectic Book Club: In a Sunburned Country

Bryson tackles Australia, basing his views of this unique continent on a tour he took of the entire country--something few people, including Australians, have ever done. It's all here: the convict history, the love/hate affair with England, the vastness, and Australia's most fascinating inhabitants (apart from koalas)--its colorful, quirky people. Bryson has a gift for making common things seem exceptional; everything from cricket to politics to place names is described in a manner that both educates and entertains. (Country of focus: Australia)

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Title: 
In a Sunburned Country
Author: 
Bill Bryson
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Date: 
Tuesday, October 31, 2000 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
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