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Bill Bryson was born in Des Moines, Iowa. For twenty years he lived in England, where he worked for The Times and The Independent, and wrote for most major British and American publications. His books include travel memoirs (Neither Here Nor There, The Lost Continent, Notes from a Small Island), and books on language (The Mother Tongue, Made in America). He now lives in Hanover, New Hampshire, with his wife and four children.

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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Appalachian Trail Description and travel, Bryson, Bill Travel Appalachian Trail, Natural history Appalachian Trail