Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

     
Book Cover
Book
Author Bryson, Bill.

Title At home : a short history of private life / Bill Bryson.

Imprint New York : Doubleday, c2010.

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    643.1 BRY    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    643.1 BRY    Available
 PAS Allendale Branch Non-Fiction    643.1 BRY    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    643.1 BRY    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    643.1 BRY    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    643.1 BRY    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    643.1 BRY    Available
 PAS San Rafael Branch Non-Fiction    643.1 BRY    Available
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Non-Fiction    643.1 BRY    Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description 497 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Note Floor plans on end papers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [455]-475) and index.
Contents The year -- The setting -- The hall -- The kitchen -- The scullery and the larder -- The fusebox -- The drawing room -- The dining room -- The cellar -- The passage -- The study -- The garden -- The plum room -- The stairs -- The bedroom -- The bathroom -- The dressing room -- The nursery -- The attic.
Summary Bryson takes readers on a tour of his house, a rural English parsonage, showing how each room has figured in the evolution of private life.
Subject Social evolution.
Social history.
Dwellings -- History.
Rooms -- History.
Dwellings -- Psychological aspects.
Dwellings -- Environmental aspects.
Rooms -- Psychological aspects.
Rooms -- Environmental aspects.
Europe -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 9780767919388
0767919386

 
    
Available items only