Pennsylvania Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff (3rd Edition) by Clark DeLeon, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Pennsylvania Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff (3rd Edition)

Pennsylvania Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff (3rd Edition)

by Clark DeLeon
     
 

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Your round-trip ticket to the wildest, wackiest, most outrageous people, places, and things the Keystone State has to offer!
 
Whether you’re a born-and-raised Pennsylvanian, a recent transplant, or just passing through, Pennsylvania Curiosities will have you laughing out loud as it introduces you to the most fascinating characters in the Keystone

Overview

Your round-trip ticket to the wildest, wackiest, most outrageous people, places, and things the Keystone State has to offer!
 
Whether you’re a born-and-raised Pennsylvanian, a recent transplant, or just passing through, Pennsylvania Curiosities will have you laughing out loud as it introduces you to the most fascinating characters in the Keystone State, and takes you places you never could have imagined—some of them right around the corner!
 
Among the stimulating sights and spectacles you’ll find inside:

• Gus, the second most famous groundhog in PA

• The major league sports team that made history by losing its 10,000th game

• The town that got its groove back thanks to a hit  network TV sitcom about a paper company in a
 paperless society

• A statue of a legendary hero that is R rated from certain angles

• The sweet town where streetlamps look like kisses

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762745883
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/02/2008
Series:
Curiosities Series
Edition description:
Third
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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Manuscript due 12/3/07

Meet the Author

Clark DeLeon writes a popular column for Metro, Philadelphia’s newest daily newspaper. For two decades he wrote an award-winning daily column, “The Scene,” for the Philadelphia Inquirer. He lives in Philadelphia.

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