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    One Summer by Bill Bryson Published by Bantam Press

    One Summer by Bill Bryson Published by Bantam Press

    Nearly nine decades have passed since 1927 and a lot has changed in that time. However the summer of 1927 in the United States was a unique time – Charles Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Babe Ruth hit 60 home runs, the Federal Reserve made a mistake that would precipitate the stock market crash, Al Capone enjoyed his last summer of eminence, TV was created and radio came of age. Work also started on Mount Rushmore, the Mississippi flooded as it never had before, Henry Ford stopped making the Model T and Sacco and Vanzetti were executed for anarchy. Whatever else ...

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