GPS and INTERNET GUIDE TO FAMOUS LONDONERS and their BLUE PLAQUES

GPS and INTERNET GUIDE TO FAMOUS LONDONERS and their BLUE PLAQUES

by Thomas Bruce Wheeler
     
 

Designed for the new generation of travelers who use computers, smart phones and Nooks to plan their trips, and GPS apps to find their way after they arrive, this book identifies 748 famous Londoners and locates their historic Blue Plaques.

In the book, the name of each personage is linked to their Wikipedia web page, and the GPS address of their Blue Plaque…  See more details below

Overview

Designed for the new generation of travelers who use computers, smart phones and Nooks to plan their trips, and GPS apps to find their way after they arrive, this book identifies 748 famous Londoners and locates their historic Blue Plaques.

In the book, the name of each personage is linked to their Wikipedia web page, and the GPS address of their Blue Plaque is linked to a Google Map location and the follow-on “Street View” photo.

Each famous Londoner is cross referenced; first by their field of expertise, then by their nearest modern tube station, and finally in an overall alphabetical list. The internet links are active in all three sections. This is the definitive guide to famous Londoners, and their Blue Plaques.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016700533
Publisher:
Thomas Bruce Wheeler
Publication date:
05/01/2013
Series:
New Generation Travel , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
441 KB

Meet the Author

Thomas Bruce Wheeler is a retired executive and London enthusiast. In addition to this book, his knowledge of London has resulted in the publication of The London of Sherlock Holmes, the London GSP Pub Guide, and the Black Book of London Secrets, Sherlock Holmes’s Private Address Book and the Internet Guide to What’s Currently Showing in London’s West End Theatres. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri, the Darden Graduate School of Business (University of Virginia), and the Fuqua Graduate School of Business (Duke University). Mr. Wheeler is also a decorated military veteran, with a Silver Star for his Army service, and an Air Medal for his 26 combat missions with the U.S. Air Force.

Mr. Wheeler and his wife live in Memphis Tennessee. He is a member of the English-Speaking Union, the Sherlock Holmes Society of London, the Giant Rats of Sumatra (the Memphis Sherlock Holmes society), and a founder life member of the Crescent Club.

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