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At Home by Bill Bryson
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Jul 01, 2011

really liked it

This book deconstructs the home as we know it. He tells us where the concept of the hall came from and why ice is key to American commerce. In a series of wonderful digressions, he peels away misconceptions and misinformation to leave us appreciating our comfortable homes.

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