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At home : a short history of private life / Bill Bryson.

Authors: Bryson, Bill.
Call number: 643.1 BRY
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, c2010.
Publication date: c2010.
Subject: Dwellings -- Psychological aspects.
Dwellings -- Environmental aspects.
Rooms -- Psychological aspects.
Rooms -- Environmental aspects.
Title: At home : a short history of private life / Bill Bryson.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
Physical description: 497 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents note: The year -- The setting -- The hall -- The kitchen -- The scullery and the larder -- The fusebox -- The drawing room -- The dining room -- The cellar -- The passage -- The study -- The garden -- The plum room -- The stairs -- The bedroom -- The bathroom -- The dressing room -- The nursery -- The attic.
Notes: Floor plans on end papers.
Summary note: Bryson (A Short History of Nearly Everything) takes readers on a tour of his house, a rural English parsonage, showing how each room has figured in the evolution of private life.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [455]-475) and index.
ISBN: 9780767919388
0767919386
LCCN: 2010004008
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