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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.
1927 was apparently a busy year as this books covers Charles Lindbergh (and other aviators), Babe Ruth (& other Yankees), Prohibition (and Al Capone), Henry Ford, Calvin Coolidge &... Read morePublished 13 hours ago by F. Moyer
You cannot go wrong with a Bill Bryson book, I don't even care about 1927 but he has me laughing and taking note of things I never would have dreamt happened in that year,... Read morePublished 22 hours ago by Nitram
You may think you know history…until you read Bill Bryson's engaging weaving of people and place...Published 1 day ago by cynthia Boults
Bill Bryson writes a history of one summer but also includes all the fascinating personalities that made headlines that year. Read morePublished 1 day 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days ago by Greensboro Reader