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Route 66 Adventure Handbook : Turbocharged Fourth Edition - Drew Knowles

Route 66 Adventure Handbook

Turbocharged Fourth Edition


Published: 1st August 2011
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Route 66 Adventure Handbook is your personal guide to the vanishing American roadside, with all of its exuberance, splendor, and absurdity.

For this updated and expanded fourth edition, Drew Knowles has included it all: magnificent architecture, natural wonders, Art Deco masterpieces, vintage motels and cafes, unique museums, offbeat attractions, fascinating artifacts and icons, and kitschy tourist traps. The addition of city maps, showing the multiple paths of Route 66 and displaying the exact locations of points of interest, is a major improvement over the already critically acclaimed third edition of the book. The fourth edition also includes hundreds of beautiful new photographs and the addition of dozens of new attractions.

Filled with wonderfully quirky side trips and fun bits of trivia, Route 66 Adventure Handbook is the most authoritative resource for anyone looking to explore the Mother Road. Fasten your seatbelts!

Introduction and Acknowledgements Prologue: Hollywood 1960 Part One: Lands of Make Believe Part Two: Potemkins Villages Part Three: Lot Three and its EnvironsPart Four: Backlot BabylonAppendix: Pictures shot on the MGM backlot Select Bibliography

ISBN: 9781595809278
ISBN-10: 1595809279
Audience: General
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 1st August 2011
Publisher: Santa Monica Press
Country of Publication: US
Edition Type: Fourth Edition