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Only Yesterday : An Informal History of the 1920s
by Frederick Lewis Allen


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"Superb social history of the 1920's; interesting because highly detailed."
John Jakes - Writer
Prohibition. Al Capone. The President Harding scandals. The revolution of manners and morals, Black Teusday.
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Overview
What We're Reading Now
"Superb social history of the 1920's; interesting because highly detailed."
John Jakes - Writer
Prohibition. Al Capone. The President Harding scandals. The revolution of manners and morals, Black Teusday. These are only an inkling of the events and figures characterizing the wild, tumultuous era that was the Roaring Twentys. Origionaly published in 1931, Only Yesterday traces the rise if post-World War I prospecritly up tothe Wall Street crash of 1929 aganst the colorful backdropof flappers, speakeasies, the first radio, and the scandalous rise of skirt hemlines. Hailed as an instant classic, this is Frederick Lewis Allen's vivid and definitive account of one of the twentieth century's most fascinating decades, chronicling a time of both joy and terror--when dizzing highs were quickly succeeded by heartbreaking lows.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780060956653
  • ISBN-10: 0060956658
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: August 2000
  • Page Count: 352
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.3 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds


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