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Author Bryson, Bill.

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

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Doubleday, c2010.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka Non-Fiction  643.1 Bry    ---  Available
 Parsons Non-Fiction  643 B96    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  909 Bry    ---  Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description 497 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Note Floor plans on end papers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [455]-475) and index.
Contents 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.
Summary 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.
Source NBK 11/10 PPL
Subject Dwellings -- Psychological aspects.
Dwellings -- Environmental aspects.
Rooms -- Psychological aspects.
Rooms -- Environmental aspects.
ISBN 9780767919388
0767919386

 
    
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