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The Resource Way off the road : discovering the peculiar charms of small-town America, Bill Geist

Way off the road : discovering the peculiar charms of small-town America, Bill Geist

Label
Way off the road : discovering the peculiar charms of small-town America
Title
Way off the road
Title remainder
discovering the peculiar charms of small-town America
Statement of responsibility
Bill Geist
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author describes his 5,600-mile RV odyssey across America, along with the eccentric individuals, unusual places, and offbeat celebrations and events he encountered on his journey
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.924020/7
  • 973.93020/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
E169.Z83
LC item number
G45 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Way off the road : discovering the peculiar charms of small-town America, Bill Geist
Link
Instantiates
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Standstill parade: Whalan, Minnesota -- The flying paperboy: Loyalton, California -- Prairie dog suckers: Cortez, Colorado -- The church of the holy BBQ: Huntsville, Texas -- Frozen dead guy: Nederland, Colorado -- [Flying there] -- The land of lost luggage!: Scottsboro, Alabama -- Red rails in the sunset: Hanlontown, Iowa -- The home of the range: Greenwood, Mississippi -- The alien highway: Rachel, Nevada -- Bombsville: McAlester, Oklahoma -- Illegal porch furniture: Wilson, North Carolina -- [Staying there] -- The cow photographer: New Glarus, Wisconsin -- Population: Elsie: Monowi, Nebraska -- Figure 8 school bus racing: Bithlo, Florida -- Mike the headless chicken: Fruita, Colorado -- The mule train mailman: Supai, Arizona -- [Eating there] -- Roadkill, the man, and other gourmands: Outside of town, Kansas -- The tourist harvest: Olney, Illinois (et al.) -- Silver surfer: San Onofre, California -- The museum of towing: Chattanooga, Tennessee -- Boat church and other outdoor sports sects: Syracuse, Indiana (et al.) -- Flamingos in paradise: Celebration, Florida -- [Driving there] -- Whores and Windex: Pahrump, Nevada -- Moonburgers: Moonshine, Illinois -- Watermelon capital of the world: Luling, Texas -- The nation's icebox: International Falls, Minnesota -- The holy grail of roadside attractions: Cawker City, Kansas (et al.) -- The Napa Valley of cow chips: Beaver, Oklahoma
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 240 pages
Isbn
9780767922722
Lccn
2006100688
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm77485827
Label
Way off the road : discovering the peculiar charms of small-town America, Bill Geist
Link
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Standstill parade: Whalan, Minnesota -- The flying paperboy: Loyalton, California -- Prairie dog suckers: Cortez, Colorado -- The church of the holy BBQ: Huntsville, Texas -- Frozen dead guy: Nederland, Colorado -- [Flying there] -- The land of lost luggage!: Scottsboro, Alabama -- Red rails in the sunset: Hanlontown, Iowa -- The home of the range: Greenwood, Mississippi -- The alien highway: Rachel, Nevada -- Bombsville: McAlester, Oklahoma -- Illegal porch furniture: Wilson, North Carolina -- [Staying there] -- The cow photographer: New Glarus, Wisconsin -- Population: Elsie: Monowi, Nebraska -- Figure 8 school bus racing: Bithlo, Florida -- Mike the headless chicken: Fruita, Colorado -- The mule train mailman: Supai, Arizona -- [Eating there] -- Roadkill, the man, and other gourmands: Outside of town, Kansas -- The tourist harvest: Olney, Illinois (et al.) -- Silver surfer: San Onofre, California -- The museum of towing: Chattanooga, Tennessee -- Boat church and other outdoor sports sects: Syracuse, Indiana (et al.) -- Flamingos in paradise: Celebration, Florida -- [Driving there] -- Whores and Windex: Pahrump, Nevada -- Moonburgers: Moonshine, Illinois -- Watermelon capital of the world: Luling, Texas -- The nation's icebox: International Falls, Minnesota -- The holy grail of roadside attractions: Cawker City, Kansas (et al.) -- The Napa Valley of cow chips: Beaver, Oklahoma
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 240 pages
Isbn
9780767922722
Lccn
2006100688
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm77485827

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