Colorado Curiosities, 2nd: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff

Colorado Curiosities, 2nd: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff

by Pam Grout
     
 

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Whether you're a native Coloradoan or a recent transplant, Colorado Curiosities will have you laughing out loud as Pam Grout takes you on a rollicking tour of the strangest sides of the Centennial State.• Meet a man who hosted his own funeral for more than thirty years, and a street performer who knows more than 48,000 zip codes by heart.• Take a ride in

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Overview

Whether you're a native Coloradoan or a recent transplant, Colorado Curiosities will have you laughing out loud as Pam Grout takes you on a rollicking tour of the strangest sides of the Centennial State.• Meet a man who hosted his own funeral for more than thirty years, and a street performer who knows more than 48,000 zip codes by heart.• Take a ride in former ski bum Jon Barnes’s Ultimate Taxi, a veritable rolling theater that features magic tricks, live sax music, and a laser light show.• Experience the Great Fruitcake Toss, an annual festival that celebrates the world’s most reviled and underappreciated food.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762754151
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/06/2010
Series:
Curiosities Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
1,106,843
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.65(d)

Meet the Author

Pam Grout is the author of thirteen books, including Globe Pequot's own Kansas Curiosities and Girlfriend Getaways. She lives with her daughter, Tasman, in Lawrence, Kansas. Together, they have traveled to quirky sites in seven countries and thirty-one states.

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