Ramble: A Field Guide to the U.S.A.

Ramble: A Field Guide to the U.S.A.

by Eric Peterson
     
 
Highlighting the country's 250 most definitively American attractions and six of its most mythic road trips, seasoned travel writer Eric Peterson describes seven regions with a sociologist-meets-Gonzo-writing-style, bellying up to the ugly truth and the bizarre at every stop.

Overview

Highlighting the country's 250 most definitively American attractions and six of its most mythic road trips, seasoned travel writer Eric Peterson describes seven regions with a sociologist-meets-Gonzo-writing-style, bellying up to the ugly truth and the bizarre at every stop.

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
In the era of carbon-copy coffeehouses, bookstores, and strip malls, it's nice to know some kitsch remains in the American landscape. Travel writer Peterson (Roadside Americana) has wandered the country and found the most quintessentially American road art, celebrity graves, vice spots, star maps, and other attractions for those seeking the unique. His book is organized by area of the country, with first-person road-trip narratives sprinkled throughout. Peterson also recommends books, movies, and tunes and provides to-do lists for each area he covers. This guide is an enjoyable and colorful (both in photos and writing) supplement to any standard travel book and is recommended for libraries with large travel collections.-Louise Feldmann, Colorado State Univ. Lib., Fort Collins Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933108087
Publisher:
Fulcrum Publishing
Publication date:
04/01/2006
Series:
Ramble Guides
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author


A Denver-based freelance writer, Eric Peterson contributes to numerous periodicals and travel guides. His recent credits include Scooters: Red Eyes, White Walls & Blue Smoke, the fifth edition of Frommer's Montana & Wyoming, Roadside Americana and The Great American Road Trip.

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