The Lost Continent
"I mused for a few moments on the question of which was worse, to lead a life so boring that you are easily enchanted, or a life so full of stimulus that you are easily bored.”
The story of a journey into the Real America, the one of small towns where life stands still in the 1950s. A sweet and bitter tale of an American who, after living ten years in England, wanted to make a journey of discovery , returning to the magical places of his childhood.
In his mother's old Chevrolet, Bryson covered a distance of 22,500 kilometers, through 38 states always traveling almost on secondary roads from one town to another.