NPR Road Trips: Roadside Attractions: Stories That Take You Away . . .

NPR Road Trips: Roadside Attractions: Stories That Take You Away . . .

by NPR
     
 

Prairie Dog Town in western Kansas. The Elvis Is Alive Museum in Wright City, Missouri. The Velvet Museum (“Velveteria”) in Portland, Oregon. A 13-foot Styrofoam scale model of Stonehenge. The Largest Ball of Twine in Cawker City, Kansas . . . or is it in Darwin, Minnesota?

Roadside attractions are the staples of the American road trip. Many are

Overview

Prairie Dog Town in western Kansas. The Elvis Is Alive Museum in Wright City, Missouri. The Velvet Museum (“Velveteria”) in Portland, Oregon. A 13-foot Styrofoam scale model of Stonehenge. The Largest Ball of Twine in Cawker City, Kansas . . . or is it in Darwin, Minnesota?

Roadside attractions are the staples of the American road trip. Many are slowly disappearing from our highways and byways. Are they culture or kitsch? Are their creators artists or innovators? Listeners are invited along for the ride to decide for themselves.

Editorial Reviews

Steve Ramm
“Whether you’re planning a road trip or traveling by armchair, this collection provides some quirky sites to consider.”
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“Whether you’re planning a road trip or traveling by armchair, this collection provides some quirky sites to consider.”
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“The same stories you enjoy on the air are now better than ever on audio CDs called NPR Road Trips. These CDs make for easy listening; plus they are educational and entertaining.”
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Gail Cooke
“The same stories you enjoy on the air are now better than ever on audio CDs called NPR Road Trips. These CDs make for easy listening; plus they are educational and entertaining.”
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From the Publisher
“A gem . . . 60 minutes of fun and remembering for you, your family, and friends.”
—Gail Cooke

“What a joy!”
—Steve Ramm

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598878554
Publisher:
HighBridge Company
Publication date:
04/21/2009
Edition description:
Original radio broadcast; 1 hour on 1 CD
Pages:
60
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 4.90(h) x 0.30(d)

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