Roadside Florida: The Definitive Guide to the Kingdom of Kitsch

Roadside Florida: The Definitive Guide to the Kingdom of Kitsch

by Peter Genovese
     
 

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Visit Goofy Golf, Florida's coolest miniature golf course. Explore Gatorama, home to the state's largest captive croc, Goliath. See Orange World, the 62-foot-tall orange-shaped fruit stand. The author of Roadside New Jersey (0-8117-2061-4) goes south to explore the outrageous roadside attractions that have come to define the Sunshine State in this fun,

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Visit Goofy Golf, Florida's coolest miniature golf course. Explore Gatorama, home to the state's largest captive croc, Goliath. See Orange World, the 62-foot-tall orange-shaped fruit stand. The author of Roadside New Jersey (0-8117-2061-4) goes south to explore the outrageous roadside attractions that have come to define the Sunshine State in this fun, full-color book. Experience the best Florida has to offer.

Editorial Reviews

New Jersey Curiosities and Jersey Diners author Peter Genovese takes his act on the road with this definitive guide to American kitsch. Perhaps it shouldn't surprise us that this nostalgic chronicler of flying saucer–shaped lounges and candy-colored beach hotels would eventually turn his eyes southward. A glazed and spangled slice of history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811701839
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
10/09/2006
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.13(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Genovese is a columnist for the Newark Star-Ledger and is the author of several roadside books, including The Great American Road Trip: U.S. 1, Maine to Florida (0-8135-2741-4).

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