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One summer : America, 1927

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, a division of Random House LLC, 2014. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Anchor Books editionView all editions and formats
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Bryson chronicles the events and personalities of the summer of 1927, when Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Ruth closed in on the home run record, Capone tightened his grip on bootlegging, the first true "talkie" was filmed, and Americans in general attempted and accomplished outsized things.--From publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Bryson
ISBN: 0767919416 9780767919418
OCLC Number: 863596216
Notes: "Originally published in Great Britain by Doubleday UK, an imprint of Transworld Publishers, London, and subsequently in hardcover in the United States by Doubleday, a division of Random House LLC, New York, in 2013"--Title page verso.
Description: 509 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Prologue --
May : the kid --
June : the Babe --
July : the President --
August : the anarchists --
September : summer's end --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: America, 1927
Responsibility: Bill Bryson.

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Bryson chronicles the events and personalities of the summer of 1927, when Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Ruth closed in on the home run record, Capone tightened his grip on bootlegging, the first true "talkie" was filmed, and Americans in general attempted and accomplished outsized things.--From publisher description.

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