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101 Must Places to Visit in Kentucky Before You Die
     

101 Must Places to Visit in Kentucky Before You Die

by Gary P. West
 
Criss-crossing the state, visiting almost all of Kentucky's 120 counties, Gary has assembled 101 Must Places To Visit in Kentucky Before You Die. These "Must Places" are probably just down the road from where you live. Some are well known attractions, others not so much. Some cost to see, while some are free. Regardless, all are worth a visit. A book listing 101 must

Overview

Criss-crossing the state, visiting almost all of Kentucky's 120 counties, Gary has assembled 101 Must Places To Visit in Kentucky Before You Die. These "Must Places" are probably just down the road from where you live. Some are well known attractions, others not so much. Some cost to see, while some are free. Regardless, all are worth a visit. A book listing 101 must places to visit is a huge undertaking. However, in the end it confirms an inventory of some of the best known and unknown places in Kentucky. Some are historical, some entertaining, others outright fun, while a few are whimsical or even quirky. You can be sure that in these pages there is something for everyone.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935001294
Publisher:
Acclaim Press
Publication date:
11/01/2009
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Gary P. West grew up in Elizabethtown, Kentucky and attended Western Kentucky University before graduating from the University of Kentucky with a degree in journalism in 1967. At UK he was a daily sports editor for the Kentucky Kernel. Later he served as editor for the nation's largest civilian enterprise military newspaper at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. From there he went to work as an advertising copywriter in the corporate office of one the country's largest insurance companies, State Farm Insurance in Bloomington, Illinois. In 1972 he returned to Kentucky where he began publishing an advertising shopper in Bowling Green. Along the way, for twelve years, he worked in the athletic department as executive director of the Hilltopper Athletic Foundation at Western Kentucky University, and provided color commentary on the Hilltopper Basketball Network. In 1993 he became executive director of the Bowling Green Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, where he solidified his background in hospitality. He is a freelance writer for several magazines, in addition to writing a syndicated newspaper column, Out & About... Kentucky Style, for a number of papers across the state. In 2005 he wrote the highly acclaimed biography, King Kelly Coleman-Kentucky's Greatest Basketball Legend, in 2006, the best selling travel guide Eating Your Way Across Kentucky, and in 2007, its sequel Eating Your Way Across Kentucky-The Recipes, and in 2008, Shopping Your Way Across Kentucky.

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