Saturday, January 26, 2008

Bill Bryson: "The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid"

This will be your first reading, something light and humorous. Bryson grew up in Des Moines, where his father was a sportswriter/editor for the Des Moines Register. Thunderbolt Kid is a memoir of sorts, of Bryson's early years in Des Moines. To read chapter one, click here.

Image excerpted from The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson Copyright © 2007 by Bill Bryson. Excerpted by permission of Broadway, a division of Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.