This person is a writer who goes on a nostalgic trip across a large section of the United States.
Bill Bryson's Father
This person's death is what prompted the journey described in "Lost Continent."
This person is an excellent cook who listens in on others' phone conversations.
Bill Bryson's Grandfather
This person is farmer who died of old age.
Bill Bryson's Mother
This person is quiet, patient, caring and only asserts her opinions on humorous matters.
This person is originally from Des Moines, but lives in Philadelphia, living the American life of easy opulence.
This person is a deaf milkman with a dog named Skipper.
This person is crazy, lives in Des Moines, and enjoys criticizing the British.
This person is encountered at the homecoming fair in Iowa City and has strong, negative opinions about the...
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