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

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

by Sharon Wootton, Maggie Savage
     
 

Washington 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 Evergreen State. You'll find out which fish tastes best soaked in lye, how flannel shirts came to symbolize the Seattle Sound, and what roads take you to the center of the universe. Whether

Overview

Washington 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 Evergreen State. You'll find out which fish tastes best soaked in lye, how flannel shirts came to symbolize the Seattle Sound, and what roads take you to the center of the universe. 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 Washington.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762743018
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/01/2007
Series:
You Know You're In Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.43(d)

Meet the Author


Sharon Wootton is an award-winning writer, photographer, and editor whose work has appeared in dozens of publications, including U.S. News and World Report, Outdoors Northwest, Odyssey, Cross-Country Skier, the Tacoma News Tribune, and the Peninsula Daily News. Her outdoors and nature columns appear regularly in two Washington state dailies, the Olympian and the Herald. Wootton is the co-owner of songandword, which offers writing and songwriting workshops on Shaw Island.
 

Maggie Savage is a singer/songwriter who has produced two recordings of her own music, performed on Washington television stations, and led songwriting workshops at Northwest Folklife Festival for more than 10 years. She is a member of ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers), AFTRA (American Federation of Television and Radio Artists), and the Seattle Composers Alliance, and with Sharon Wootton she leads workshops on Shaw Island.

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