Objects & Places from The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-town America

Bill Bryson
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Amalgam

This town is an imagined perfect town.

Des Moines, Iowa

This place is where Bill Bryson lived as a child.

Pella

This town is where one often sees windmills in yards and annual events centering around tulips.

Carbondale

This town is lacking a downtown area and has been eaten by shopping malls.

Columbus

This town is where Bryson finds a beautiful downtown, but realizes his idea of a perfect town doesn't exist.

Pine Mountain

Bryson visits this town because he mistakenly imagines it is full of craggy mountains, forests, and streams.

Bryson City, North Carolina

Bryson visits this town out of sheer vanity.

Washington, D.C.

This town is where Bryson spots a Japanese dignitary.

Bloomsburg

This town is where Bryson's brother lives and his launching point for visiting New York City.

Cape Cod

This place is overrun by tourists on Columbus Day weekend and where Bryson...

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