Michigan Curiosities, 3rd: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff

Michigan Curiosities, 3rd: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff

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by Colleen Burcar
     
 

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Your round-trip ticket to the wildest, wackiest, most outrageous people, places, and things the Wolverine State has to offer! Whether you're a born-and-raised Michiganite, a recent transplant, or just passing through, Michigan Curiosities will have you laughing out loud as Colleen Burcar takes you on a rollicking tour of the strangest sites in theWolverine State.

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Your round-trip ticket to the wildest, wackiest, most outrageous people, places, and things the Wolverine State has to offer! Whether you're a born-and-raised Michiganite, a recent transplant, or just passing through, Michigan Curiosities will have you laughing out loud as Colleen Burcar takes you on a rollicking tour of the strangest sites in theWolverine State. Experience some raucous festivals that celebrate everything from Elvis and Jimmy Buffett to bolognaand chicken gizzards. Visit the home of the world's largest burger, where you can still order a 100-pound Goliath burger, topped off with a one-and-a-half-gallon Colossal sundae—and don't forget the 20-inch chocolate chip cookie. Discover where the law of gravity is broken, tour an actual glass house (the ultimate recycling project), and visit some amazing stone "hobbit" houses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762769780
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/02/2012
Series:
Curiosities Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
1,153,015
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Colleen Burcar has worked in radio, television, and newspapers for many years. She now works in media consulting and public relations, and continues to do voice-overs for nationally broadcast commercials.

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Michigan Curiosities, 3rd: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book contains some interesting facts. I did notice one glaring exception, she states that there are no beaver on Beaver Island. Yes, there are. I've seen them for myself. It does make me wonder if there are other mistakes. Aside from that, I'm glad I purchased it.