The Wenatchee World



The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast


Lo29° Snow and Patchy Fog

Washington's Birthday

Hi38° Rain/Snow

Monday Night

Lo33° Rain


Hi46° Rain then Chance Rain

Tuesday Night

Lo30° Mostly Cloudy


Hi40° Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo22° Partly Cloudy


Hi38° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo22° Slight Chance Snow Showers


Hi36° Slight Chance Snow Showers

Wilf Woods | 1927: ‘One Summer’

Send to Kindle
Print This

The summer of 1927 is the subject of a new book by Bill Bryson with the title “One Summer.”

He’s crammed a lot of stories in 450 pages: Lindbergh’s flight, the Yankees with Ruth and Gehrig, the great Mississippi floods, Ford

Motor’s decline, the Tunney-Dempsey fight, Sacco and Vanzetti’s convictions, the KKK’s prominence, the origins of television, the end

of silent movies, silent Cal Coolidge’s administration, the run-up to the great Wall Street crash, the many airplane crashes and


View my options or Sign in