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Ohio Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff
     

Ohio Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff

by Sandra Gurvis
 

Your round-trip ticket to the wildest, wackiest, most outrageous people, places, and things the Buckeye State has to offer! Whether you're a born-and-raised Ohioan, a recent transplant, or just passing through, Ohio Curiosities will have you laughing out loud as Sandra Gurvis takes you on a rollicking tour of the strangest sides of the Buckeye State.Walk among 109

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Your round-trip ticket to the wildest, wackiest, most outrageous people, places, and things the Buckeye State has to offer! Whether you're a born-and-raised Ohioan, a recent transplant, or just passing through, Ohio Curiosities will have you laughing out loud as Sandra Gurvis takes you on a rollicking tour of the strangest sides of the Buckeye State.Walk among 109 human-size ears of corn; through a collection of some 1,000 autographed hot dog buns; and over perfectly good subway tunnels that have never been used.Belly up at the Beer Barrel Saloon of Put-in-Bay, where the 405-foot bar is the world's longest.Meet Juno, the transparent, talking woman; see Pretty Boy Floyd's fate immortalized in a death mask;and examine three pickled and preserved fingers.

Editorial Reviews

America's Strangest Museums author Sandra Gurvis knows that our country is blessed with oddities of every description. In Ohio Curiosities, this proud Buckeye State resident demonstrates that when it comes to the truly paranormal, her home state is nonpareil.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762743445
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/2007
Series:
Curiosities Series
Edition description:
First
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Sandra Gurvis is the author of fifteen books, includingDay Trips from Columbus (Globe Pequot Press), and hundreds of magazine articles. She lives in Columbus, Ohio.

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