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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.
He made interesting fact after interesting fact all weave together. Best thing I have read in months. Makes me want to read his other books.Published 2 days ago by Fletch
I Have read this insightful book wih much interest and pleasure. After 'A little history....' Bill Bryson once again shows his talent for engaging storytelling, based on... Read morePublished 4 days ago by theo
I loved this book. Well written account of the times. Again, Bill Bryson doesn't disappoint. I suggested this book to several people and they loved it too.Published 7 days ago by Joyce Nicolo
Great stories lovingly told with humor and irony. Lindbergh, Babe Ruth, Silent Cal Coolidge, Sacco and Vanzetti, Al Capone... You'll love it.Published 10 days ago by JavaManny
If you ever fantasize about living in the 1920s this book will reinforce that fantasyPublished 11 days ago by Jim Hamer
True to his other books that I have read, this book was out standing. I didn't realize 1937 was a water shed year in American history. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Roger Ahrens
One Summer is a very interesting read. You get a great deal of history as well as a number of entertaining and educational stories. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Pete Burns