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I have recommended this book to friends and bought a copy as a gift in our friends Christmas gift exchange.
The characters explored in this book are Babe Ruth, Charles Lindbergh, Sacco and Vanzetti, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Henry Ford, among many, many others!
Bill Bryson could write the phone book and make it interesting and entertaining, not that One Summer, America, 1927 is comparable at all to a phone book.
Loved this book!!! I am fascinated with history and bill Bryson is an extraordinary writer!!!i I highly recommend this book!!!!Published 3 hours ago by Elizabeth Blackburn-gruver
Good snapshot of one year in the US. Some interesting characters you never heard of will be found, and some characters you thought you knew.Published 4 hours ago by Davyd Smith
Fascinating details of Lindbergh's life, of babe Ruth, of Hoover and Coolidge among others. Rampant racism and anti- semitism described in a period that shaped our lives for the... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Ruth A Lincoln
A fascinating look at an earlier era in American history. The summer of 1927 was truly a remarkable few months, with the wonders of aviation piquing the world's interest and... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Gary L. Weil
Very interesting and thought-provoking; a well researched book but just a tad too much baseball for me.Published 2 days ago by John A Hambling
Thank you OPB for your interview with Bill Bryson regarding One Summer: Ameirca, 1927.
Well worth the read time and wonderrful conversations regarding the incredible... Read more