Coming Home, Mail Call, Drug Culture, What's Cooking?, Well, Doctor, I was Just Trying to Lie Down..., Rule Number 1: Follow All Rules, Take Me Out to the Ballpark, Help!, A Visit to the Barbershop and On the Hotline
• Writer Bill Bryson returns to the United States after living in England for twenty years.
• He brings his English wife and four English-born children to settle in Hanover, New Hampshire.
• Hanover is chosen just because it seems like a nice town and the home of Dartmouth College.
• Bryson observes that coming back to America after twenty years abroad has changed his perspective because he was a young man when he left, and he is now middle-aged.
• Bryson seeks solace in baseball, which is still the same old game.
• The hardware store is confusing. All his handy man experience has been in England with different products.
• Bryson finds it refreshing to...
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