On November 16, 1910, in a little white bungalow on the edge of Garza, Texas, Doctor Taylor delivered a blue-eyed baby boy who was happy to be the newest member of America's greatest generation. In his memoir-written during the year he turned one hundred-Tom Robb shares the details of his fascinating journey through the flavor and follies of twentieth century American life.
Tom Robb's life began in a world where cars were few and far between and flying machines were astonishing. Only eighteen months old when the Titanic hit an iceberg and sank, Tom narrates a captivating story of what his life was like as major world events played out around him. As World War I ended, Prohibition, the Roaring Twenties, and the Great Depression followed-sending the nation plunging into some of its darkest times. An optimist by nature, Tom details how he learned to live his life fully as he discovered love, found a job, married, served in World War II, and eventually marched confidently into the achievement of his own American dream.
Zero to 100 in a Lifetime shares a delightful glimpse into one man's unforgettable journey from a Tom Sawyer-like existence into modern America.