The Anglo files : a field guide to the British
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New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2008.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
289 pages ; 25 cm.
Status:
Main Library - Adult Non-Fiction
941.086 L981a
Description
Sarah Lyall, a reporter for the New York Times, moved to London in the mid-1990s and soon became known for her amusing and incisive dispatches on her adopted country. As she came to terms with its eccentric inhabitants (the English husband who never turned on the lights, the legislators who behaved like drunken frat boys, the hedgehog lovers, the people who extracted their own teeth), she found that she had a ringside seat at a singular transitional era in British life. The roller-coaster decade of Tony Blair's New Labor government was an increasingly materialistic time when old-world symbols of aristocratic privilege and stiff-upper-lip sensibility collided with modern consumerism, overwrought emotion, and a new (but still unsuccessful) effort to make the trains run on time. Appearing a half-century after Nancy Mitford's classic Noblesse Oblige, Lyall's book is a brilliantly witty account of twenty-first-century Britain that will be recognized as a contemporary classic.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-270) and index.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Lyall, S. (2008). The Anglo files: a field guide to the British. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Lyall, Sarah. 2008. The Anglo Files: A Field Guide to the British. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Lyall, Sarah, The Anglo Files: A Field Guide to the British. New York: W.W. Norton & Co, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Lyall, Sarah. The Anglo Files: A Field Guide to the British. New York: W.W. Norton & Co, 2008. Print.

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