At home : a short history of private life

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New York : Doubleday, [2013].
9780385537285, 038553728X


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Special illustrated edition., First United States edition.
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553 pages : colored illustrations, plans ; 26 cm


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Includes index.
"From one of our most beloved authors, a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home--now richly illustrated with almost four hundred images. A national bestseller, At Home is Bill Bryson's epic chronicle of domestic history. In this lavish new edition, his riveting room-by-room journey of discovery around his house--a Victorian parsonage in southern England--is enhanced by some four hundred carefully selected full color and black and white illustrations. As he did in the hugely successful The Short History of Nearly Everything Illustrated Edition, Bryson complements his sparkling prose with striking illustrations selected from a wide array of sources to create a feast for the eyes as well as the mind. He has one of the liveliest, most inquisitive brains on the planet, and he is a master at turning the seemingly mundane into an occasion for the most diverting exposition imaginable. When you've finished this book, you will see your house--and your daily life--in a new and revelatory light"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Bryson, B. (2013). At home: a short history of private life (Special illustrated edition.). Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Bryson, Bill. 2013. At Home: A Short History of Private Life. New York: Doubleday.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Bryson, Bill. At Home: A Short History of Private Life New York: Doubleday, 2013.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Bryson, Bill. At Home: A Short History of Private Life Special illustrated edition., Doubleday, 2013.

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