Pinot & Prose June selection – The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid, by Bill Bryson

Enjoy the book, then join us for the discussion on June 20th, 11:30 a.m. at Walter Mitty’s.
Bryson cover

The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid is a 2006 memoir by best-selling travel writer Bill Bryson. The book delves into Bryson’s past and tells of his youth growing up in Des Moines, Iowa, during the 1950s and early 1960s. Bryson also describes and comments on American life in the 1950s. The title of the book comes from an imaginary alter-ego Bryson invented for himself in his childhood, who has the ability to “vaporise people.”

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