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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.
What a well written, interesting book. I couldn't it it down. Appears well researched. I was fascinated by all that happened in 1927. Read morePublished 3 hours ago by Liz in Texas
Get it in a hard back, get it in a paper back, get it via your kindle or get it at the library. But READ THIS BOOK. It's yet another entertaining read from Mr. Bill Bryson. Read morePublished 20 hours ago by James Stravers
Plenty of interesting names and topics. Enjoyable readings. Well done in it's historical values. RecommendPublished 1 day ago by stephen barrow
You cannot go wrong with Bryson. I not only learned a ton about an era I knew very little about, I laughed a lot, too. Nobody turns a phrase like Bill Bryson!Published 2 days ago by Scott Leonard
One of many Bill Bryson books I've read this year during my travels for work (the others were travel related, describing trips through Europe and England). Read morePublished 2 days ago by GradStudent