By Bill Bryson
Un appassionante vagabondaggio in line with le strade di un’America minore, dentro il cuore delle piccole città che sono l’anima segreta degli Stati Uniti, luoghi in cui los angeles vita sembra rimasta ferma agli anni cinquanta. Un viaggio attraverso un presente rimasto passato, in una provincia rurale che sembra non voler lasciare spazio al futuro. invoice Bryson, americano di nascita ma inglese d’adozione, percorre a bordo di una vecchia Chevrolet 22.500 chilometri all’inseguimento di un ricordo. Restituendoci un pace cristallizzato, los angeles canzone di uno sterminato paese che continua a credere, a immaginare, a vivere fra le pieghe di un sogno domestico e provinciale.
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And they suddenly found their destiny spliced together. Charlie approached me. He looked down at the photograph I was holding. ' I asked. He shook his head. 'I've got a copy at home,' he said. ' 'I think I'll take it then. ' We stood there for a moment, wondering what to say next. Charlie chewed nervously on his lower lip. ' I asked. 'Fine, yeah,' he said, averting his eyes as usual. ' 'Me? Sure,' I said, trying to sound unfazed by having just buried our mom. 'Your son's a great-looking kid. ' 'Yeah – that's the charmer.
I momentarily saw the intensity of her gaze. An intensity which made me wonder: how the hell does she know us? I turned back to look at Ethan. He pulled open his mouth with two fingers and stuck out his tongue – one of the repertoire of funny faces he pulls whenever he senses I am getting far too serious for his liking. I had to stifle a laugh. Then I glanced back to where the woman was standing. But she was no longer there – and was instead walking alone down the empty graveled path that led to the front gates of the cemetery.
Even the famous Customs Shed at Checkpoint Charlie had been dismantled, and the old Bulgarian Trade Mission on the eastern side of the Checkpoint had been replaced by an outlet of Benetton. 'It was like this terrible thing, this crucial cornerstone of twentieth-century history, never existed,' Dave told me. 'And it got me thinking: the moment we end an argument is the moment we obliterate any history of that argument. ' I looked down again at my mother's bed. And remembered the soiled sheets, the sodden pillows, the way she would almost claw the mattress before the morphine kicked in.