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One Summer

America, 1927

Bill Bryson

In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21, 1927, Charles Lindbergh became the first man to cross the Atlantic by plane nonstop, and when h...
Publish Date
June 3
First Published in 2013
Goodreads rating
Oct 15, 2020
Selfishly I am sad to see Bill Bryson retiring. He is a brilliant writer. I love so many of his books. My favourite is One Summer: America, 1927, which captures a passion for history and culture like few books can. People are snobby because he sells well but he is a genius.      source
Feb 15, 2019
This book on everything that happened in 1927 is really good. Crazy how much important stuff happened in a year.      source