Bill Bryson Quote

When you come from Des Moines you either accept the fact without question and settle down with a girl called Bobbie and get a job in the Firestone factory and live there forever and ever or you spend your adolescence moaning at length about what a dump it is and how you can't wait to get out and then you settle down with a local girl named Bobbie and get a job in the Firestone factory and live there forever and ever.


The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America (1989)

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When you come from Des Moines you either accept the fact without question and settle down with a girl called Bobbie and get a job in the Firestone...

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When you come from Des Moines you either accept the fact without question and settle down with a girl called Bobbie and get a job in the Firestone...

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When you come from Des Moines you either accept the fact without question and settle down with a girl called Bobbie and get a job in the Firestone...

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When you come from Des Moines you either accept the fact without question and settle down with a girl called Bobbie and get a job in the Firestone...