The Life And Times Of The Thunderbolt Kid

Written and read by Bill Bryson; abridged and produced by Chris Wallis.

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0120060904

The new book from the great observer of the comedy of modern life, about his childhood in the 1950s and 60s, growing up in Des Moines, Iowa.

0220060905

The young Bill discovers the Sacred Jersey of Zap and realises that he is not of this planet.

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The Kid goes to elementary school, where he is deeply unimpressed by nuclear attack drill - but falls in love with Dick and Jane.

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The Kid discovers that adults are not to be trusted, especially the ones with missiles, and that his Mom is a great looker.

Imagine!.

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The Kid goes to high school, where he learns the facts of life, and melts the heart of the careers teacher - but not in a good way.