|Plot Summary of The Lost Continent|
|"Ten years after leaving his native Des Moines, Bill Bryson, now a journalist in London, decides to take a trip home, travel the States, and write about them. Unfortunately thy don't live up to expectations. Bill soon feels like a foreigner in his own land; a land in which he finds no happy little burgs, but an endless strip of sloth, hamburger joints, motels, and gas stations; a land in which he finds the Smithsonian has been destructively tidied up, and where even the Grand Canyon is reduced in its grandeur due to fog."
Charles Smyth, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Lost Continent|
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Time/era of story
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- Adult or Young Adult Book
Outside culture (society)
- American American
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
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- 9 ()
- Deep South
- fancy mansion
- mostly 1st
Amount of dialog
- little dialog
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