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Let our favourite writer of narrative non-fiction take you back to a summer when America came of age and changed the world for ever.

About the Author

Bill Bryson's bestselling travel books include The Lost Continent, A Walk in the Woods and Notes from a Small Island, which in a national poll was voted the book that best represents Britain. His acclaimed book on the history of science, A Short History of Nearly Everything, won the Royal Society's Aventis Prize as well as the Descartes Prize, the European Union's highest literary award. He has written books on language, on Shakespeare, and on his own childhood in the hilarious memoir The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid. His last critically lauded bestseller was At Home: a Short History of Private Life. He was born in the American Mid-West, and lives in the UK.

Reviews

"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?" -- Craig Brown * Mail on Sunday * "A fascinating snapshot of a season during which America, for better or worse, ushered in the modern world." * Sunday Times * "A gifted raconteur...The book is filled with eccentric, flamboyant characters and memorable stories...highly amusing." * Guardian * "A great new form of literature: biography of a few months in one country." -- Matt Ridley * The Times (Books of the Year) * "Few writers of nonfiction, and,let's be honest,few enough writers of novels, can crack the narrative whip like Bryson. One Summer fairly whirls along...full of exhilarating, fact-filled fun...surely the most sublime distraction published this year." * Observer *

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