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One Summer: America, 1927 free pdf A "Chicago Tribune" Noteworthy BookA GoodReads Reader's Choice The summer of 1927 began with Charles Lindbergh crossing the Atlantic. Meanwhile, Babe Ruth was closing in on the home run record. In Newark, New Jersey, Alvin Shipwreck Kelly sat atop a flagpole for twelve days, and in Chicago, the gangster Al Capone was tightening his grip on bootlegging. The first true talking picture, Al Jolson s "The Jazz Singer," was filmed, forever changing the motion picture industry. All this and much, much more transpired in the year Americans attempted and accomplished outsized things and when the twentieth century truly became the American century. "One Summer" transforms it all into narrative nonfiction of the highest order."

About Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson s bestselling books include"A Walk in the Woods," "I m a Stranger Here Myself," "In a Sunburned Country," "A Short History of Nearly Everything"(which earned him the 2004 Aventis Prize), "The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid," and"At Home." He lives in England with his wife."

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Author : Bill Bryson
Publisher : Anchor Books
Data Published : 03 June 2014
ISBN : 0767919416
EAN : 9780767919418
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 509 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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