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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.
Bill Bryson writes a history of one summer but also includes all the fascinating personalities that made headlines that year. Read morePublished 9 hours ago by Richard H. Ernst
One of his best. Read it and impress your friends with obscure knowledge and fine grammar. Should be offered to high schoolers as mandatory reading.Published 21 hours ago by Tony B's Reviews
I have never been a history buff, but Bill Bryson, wrote a very fun history of both trivia and major things that happened during the late 1920s in the USA. Read morePublished 23 hours ago by California gal
Bryson has a knack for weaving together many interesting facts about fascinating people in an almost flawless manner. Well done.Published 1 day ago by Greensboro Reader
so much trivia, made so interesting by Bill Bryson's magic brain.Published 1 day ago by Amazon Customer
Given this book is by Bill Bryson, it's not surprising that it's beautifully written and well-researched. You'll love this book if you are into aviation history. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Laura B. Weiss
A wonderfully enlightening book that brought back memories of a different age in which our parents and family lived. Read morePublished 1 day ago by John K. Matt