10/09/13 - 5:01pm
Your summer wasn’t long enough.
For starters, May graduations spilled into June. There were reunions, a July vacation, cookouts in August, work and yard work, ball games, kids’ activities, conferences and yikes, your summer was over before you had a chance to enjoy it.
Yep, it was too short — but just how meaningful was it? In the new book “One Summer: America 1927” by Bill Bryson (c.2013, Doubleday, $28.95, 528 pages), you’ll read about five warm, highly influential months in history.