You Know You're in New Jersey When...: 101 Quintessential Places, People, Events, Customs, Lingo, and Eats of the Garden State

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New Jersey has its own view of the world. Look through that lens and learn 101 quintessential people, places, events, eats, and traditions that help form the personality of the Garden State. You’ll find out where Bruce Springsteen relaxes on the weekends, why you have to bear right to turn left, and how little of Ellis Island actually belongs to New York. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a born-and-bred native, this book will make you smile as you discover what it really ...

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Overview

New Jersey has its own view of the world. Look through that lens and learn 101 quintessential people, places, events, eats, and traditions that help form the personality of the Garden State. You’ll find out where Bruce Springsteen relaxes on the weekends, why you have to bear right to turn left, and how little of Ellis Island actually belongs to New York. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a born-and-bred native, this book will make you smile as you discover what it really means to be in New Jersey.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762739394
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 11/1/2006
  • Series: You Know You're In Series
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 1,442,362
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Meet the Author

New Jersey resident Lillian Africano is the author of fifteen books and contributes regularly to New York Magazine, Biography, New York Post, Copley News Service, American Way, and Leisure Travel News. She is also a columnist for Woman's World and an op-ed columnist as "One Woman's Voice" for the New York Times Syndicate.
Coauthor and daughter (and fellow New Jerseyan) Nina Africano writes regularly on golf and lifestyles for a variety of publications, including Golf Digest and Asbury Park Press.

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