This encyclopedic look at America's most famous and
infamous pop culture events includes historical
information on more than 600 landmarks and their exact
locations. Sites include the Hollywood Boulevard beauty
salon where Marilyn Monroe first dyed her hair blonde,
the prison used in the Shawshank Redemption, and the
birthplace of the hot fudge sundae. Special sidebar
sections are dedicated to Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley,
Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones, Ernest Hemingway, Bonnie
and Clyde, Alfred Hitchcock, and more. An amazing
portrait of the bizarre, shocking, weird, and wonderful
moments that have come to define American culture, this
follow-up to the acclaimed James Dean Died Here continues
to uncover the unseemly and beautiful in the American
"The complete package for those who like their American history unadulterated by the usual cultural distinction." --"The Baltimore Sun" on "James Dean Died Here"
"An addictively irresistable tour through pop culture past and present." --"Chicago Tribune"