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).
It was the year Americans attempted and
accomplished outsized things and came of age in a big, brawling manner. What a
country. What a summer. Download and start listening now!