Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States (Paperback)

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Bill Bryson, bestselling author of The Mother Tongue, now celebrates its magnificent offspring in the book that reveals once and for all how a dusty western hamlet with neither woods nor holly came to be known as Hollywood . . . and exactly why Mr. Yankee Doodle called his befeathered cap "Macaroni."

About the Author


Bill Bryson's bestselling books include One Summer, A Short History of Nearly Everything, At Home, A Walk in the Woods, Neither Here nor There, Made in America, and The Mother Tongue. He lives in England with his wife.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780380713813
ISBN-10: 0380713810
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publication Date: October 23rd, 2001
Pages: 480
Language: English