In a Sunburned Country (CD-Audio)
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Short Description for In a Sunburned Country Hiking the Appalachian Trial for "A Walk in The Woods" was a picnic compared to Bryson's Australian excursions. Listeners accompany Bryson as he dodges jellyfish at Bondi Beach, discovers a fish that can climb trees, weathers 140-degree heat in the desert, and more. Unabridged. 9 CDs.
- Published: 06 June 2000
- Format: CD-Audio
- ISBN 13: 9780553502596 ISBN 10: 055350259X
- Sales rank: 201,788
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Read by the author Nine CDs, 10 hours Just in time for the 2000 Olympics-the bestselling quthor of "A Walk in the Woods" takes listeners on a truly outrageous tour Down Under. Compared to his Australian excursions, Bill Bryson had it easy on the Appalachian Trail. Nonetheless, Bryson has on several occasions embarked on seemingly endless flights bound for a land where Little Debbies are scarce but insects are abundant (up to 220,000 species of them), not to mention crocodiles. Taking listeners on a rollicking ride far beyond packaged-tour routes, IN A SUNBURNED COUNTRY introduces a place where interesting things happen all the time. Leaving no Vegemite unsavored, listeners will accompany Bryson as he dodges jellyfish while learning to surf at Bondi Beach, discovers a fish that can climb trees, dehydrates in deserts where temperatures leap to 140 degrees F, and tells the true story of the rejected Danish architect who designed the Sydney Opera House.