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I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After Twenty Years Away Quiz

Bill Bryson
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What is one complaint Bryson has about the small towns around him? (from Why Everyone Is Worried, The Risk Factor, The War on Drugs, Dying Accents, Inefficiency Report, Why No One Walks, Wide-Open Spaces, Snoopers at Work, Lost at the Movies and Gardening with my Wife)

2.

How many "new" consumer products does Bryson say are launched every year in the United States? (from The Great Indoors, Death Watch, In Praise of Diners, Shopping Madness, The Fat of the Land, Your New Computer, How to Rent a Car, The Wasteland, The Flying Nightmare and Enough Already)

3.

Bryson nostalgically describes the movie theater where he grew up. Where is his home town? (from Why Everyone Is Worried, The Risk Factor, The War on Drugs, Dying Accents, Inefficiency Report, Why No One Walks, Wide-Open Spaces, Snoopers at Work, Lost at the Movies and Gardening with my Wife)

4.

According to Bryson in his address to the Kimball Union Academy, what makes the students there special? (from At a Loss, Old News, Rules for Living, Our Town, Word Play, Last Night on the Titanic, Property News, Life's Technicalities, An Address and Coming Home: Part II)

5.

What does Mrs. Bryson tell her husband about Maggie that cheers him up? (from The Great Indoors, Death Watch, In Praise of Diners, Shopping Madness, The Fat of the Land, Your New Computer, How to Rent a Car, The Wasteland, The Flying Nightmare and Enough Already)

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