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One summer : America, 1927

Author: Bill Bryson
Publisher: London [etc.] : Dubleday, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bryson examines closely the events and personalities of the summer of 1927 when America's story was one of brawling adventure, reckless optimism and delirious energy.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Bryson
ISBN: 9780385608282 0385608284 9780857522146 0857522140
OCLC Number: 875371064
Description: 557 str., [16] str. pril. č-b fotogr. ; 25 cm.
Other Titles: America 1927
Responsibility: Bill Bryson.

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Britain's writer of narrative non-fiction, the author travels back in time to a forgotten summer when America came of age, took centre stage, and, in five eventful months, changed the world for ever.  Read more...

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"Bill Bryson is a true master of popular narrative. Over the course of his career, he has bestowed a beautiful clarity on even the most recondite of subjects...Has history ever been so enjoyable?" -- Read more...

 
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