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One summer : America, 1927

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: New York : Random House Large Print, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Large print book : English : First Large Print EditionView all editions and formats
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One of the most admired nonfiction writers of our time retells the story of one truly fabulous year in the life of his native country; a fascinating and gripping narrative featuring such outsized American heroes as Charles Lindbergh, Babe Ruth, and yes Herbert Hoover, and a gallery of criminals (Al Capone), eccentrics (Shipwreck Kelly), and close-mouthed politicians (Calvin Coolidge).
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Bryson
ISBN: 9780375434327 : 0375434321
OCLC Number: 826076443
Description: 751 pages (large print), [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: May : the Kid --
June : the Babe --
July : the President --
August : the anarchists --
September : summer's end.
Other Titles: America, 1927
Responsibility: Bill Bryson.

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One of the most admired nonfiction writers of our time retells the story of one truly fabulous year in the life of his native country; a fascinating and gripping narrative featuring such outsized American heroes as Charles Lindbergh, Babe Ruth, and yes Herbert Hoover, and a gallery of criminals (Al Capone), eccentrics (Shipwreck Kelly), and close-mouthed politicians (Calvin Coolidge).

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