LIFE & TIMES OF THE THUNDERBOLT KID by Bill Bryson

LIFE & TIMES OF THE THUNDERBOLT KID by Bill Bryson

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    LIFE & TIMES OF THE THUNDERBOLT KID by Bill Bryson
    Selection for Thursday December 17,2015

    9/2007 Trade Paperback

    From one of the most beloved and bestselling authors in the English language, a vivid, nostalgic, and utterly hilarious memoir of growing up in the 1950s.

    Bill Bryson was born in the middle of the American century1951in the middle of the United StatesDes Moines, Iowain the middle of the largest generation in American historythe baby boomers. As one of the best and funniest writers alive, he is perfectly positioned to mine his memories of a totally all-American childhood for 24-carat memoir gold. Like millions of his generational peers, Bill Bryson grew up with a rich fantasy life as a superhero. In his case, he ran around his house and neighborhood with an old football jersey with a thunderbolt on it and a towel about his neck that served as his cape, leaping tall buildings in a single bound and vanquishing awful evildoers (and morons)in his headas "The Thunderbolt Kid."

    288 pages ISBN: 9780767919371

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