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A very interesting read.
Fascinating to learn the history of something we take for granted.
Another great book by Bryson.
An interesting and pleasantly rambling account of the 19th to very early 20th century through the novel and familiarly accessible lens of a house - the antique parsonage inhabited... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Denise Zottola
True to form, Bill Bryson researches every single thing he mentions in this book, with fascinating tidbits of history. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Halyna A. Barannik
I absolutely adored this novel. The author explores each room of a parsonage and gives interesting facts about how the rooms came to be what they are today. Read morePublished 20 days ago by K. Spangler
I was given this as a gift and inwardly sighed at the size. I also sighed at the weight but I began reading and I loved this book - a wealth of information told well. Read morePublished 28 days ago by mary w truland
Bill Bryson at his very best giving us an enlightened history of how we got to where we are today.Published 28 days ago by Amazon Customer
Excellent book! Learned much about American and British history facts in the bargain! Such as whence we get the term "bigwig" and that it was the explorers to the New World... Read morePublished 29 days ago by Edmond G. Addeo
Bill Bryson is, of course, amusing and an enjoyable writer to read. However, while "At Home" is full of very interesting facts, some of his observations are a little exaggerated. Read morePublished 29 days ago by R Helen