Halberstam is a master at writing and his narratives are well worth the time to read.
In this sweeping look at the decade, David Halberstam examines the trends and events that made the Fifties a very interesting and eventful time.
If you are interested in learning more about this fabulous and unique period of history,I highly recommend this book.
This book is a must read for all Baby Boomers! I enjoyed every minute of it!!Published 1 day ago by Vicki Portwood
This book is amazing. It's shaken my conservative roots to the core.
When he wrote of post-slavery and segregation in the South as "agrarian colonialism, it was a huge... Read more
Born in the early 40s,remember most of the events written about in the book. Nice to fined out what happened behind the scenes. The fastest 700 plus pages I ever read.Published 8 days ago by John L Tropeano
Extremely well written, readable, informative, interpretive......highly recommendedPublished 8 days ago by judith flanagan
A great book for anyone who was young in the fifties. It explains everything that was a mystery then.Published 16 days ago by Thomas J. Warnagiris
How post-WWII choices made and paths taken established the trends of subsequent U.S. history. History isn't dull! Very well written.Published 18 days ago by John C, Gray
SOOOOOOO interesting!!! Was assigned reading in a graduate class, but would recommend it to ANYONE with ANY interest in the 1950s. Read morePublished 23 days ago by nikki in gould