An easy-to-use resource for everyone. Provides mail, phone, fax, and electronic contacts for some 55,000 leading US manufacturing and retail establishments, associations, educational and medical institutions, state and federal government agencies, and other organizations that offer products, services, and assistance to consumers. Other major areas covered include newsmakers, entertainment and recreation facilities, print and broadcast media, and diplomatic resources. Listings are arranged like a telephone book, with alphabetical white pages and yellow pages arranged by subject. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.