From Library Journal
- Chet Hagan, Berks Cty. P.L. System, Pa.
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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Halberstam was a great writer. Lots of great mini-biographies of famous people of the 50's, and the historical trends which started then and continue today.Published 8 days ago by Thomas Adams
A fresh , interesting insider review of the 5o's .... it is a long book, but, worth while reading..Published 23 days ago by HAPPY LADY
Outstanding by an icon writer, especially for a reader like me who was in college during 50's. Brings back fond memories of Michigan State beating University of Michigan on a... Read morePublished 1 month ago by John Krogman
Solid writing: Halberstam reintroduced all those characters from the 50s - Kefauver, Elvis, Eisenhower, Lucy & Desi, Hoover, Betty Furness and dozens more. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Paul M. Steinle
Read it once before when it was new. Enjoyed it even more these many years later. Explains many things I overheard my parents talking about and a lot of the things I saw when... Read morePublished 1 month ago by jim hicks
Full of fascinating material, but somewhat unfocused and random as to what is included and what is not. Read morePublished 1 month ago by florasmom