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Title: In a Sunburned Country
By: Bill Bryson
Australia has more things that will kill you than anywhere else. This fact has stuck with me ever since I read In a Sunburned Country several years ago. "Of the world’s ten most poisonous snakes, all are Australian. Five of its creatures – the funnel web spider, box jellyfish, blue-ringed ... [Read more]
Posted by deejas on April 1, 2010
Tags: non-fiction, travel