December 30th 2013

One Summer: America, 1927, Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson

Cover of Bill Bryson

One Summer: America, 1927, Bill Bryson. ISBN  9780385537827. 2013.  Fascinating breakdown of America in the summer of 1927.  Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, Coolidge and Hoover, Prohibition, Jimmy Walker, Capone and Arnold RothsteinMt Rushmore and Charles Lindburgh. Hollywood, Henry Ford  and Jews,, Its a history book ad American ethnography, Dirty linen and naivete, Ignorance, bigotry and eugenics. Charlatans and inspiration.  Another winner from Mr Bryson.

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