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"What the indefatigable, keenly observant Bryson did a few years back for the Applachian Trail with A Walk in the Woods... he does now for the generally undiscovered land Down Under."
--Chicago Tribune

"Vastly entertaining... If there is one book with which to get oriented before departure or en route to Australia, this is it."
--New York Times

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Australia has more things that can kill you than anywhere else. Nevertheless, Bill Bryson journeyed to the country and promptly fell in love with it....

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2347 KB
  • Print Length: 436 pages
  • Publisher: Transworld Digital; 01 edition (20 January 2010)
  • Sold by: PRH UK
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00354YA2M
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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