The Birthplace Book: A Guide to Birth Sites of Famous People, Places, and Things

The Birthplace Book: A Guide to Birth Sites of Famous People, Places, and Things

by Chris Epting
The Birthplace Book: A Guide to Birth Sites of Famous People, Places, and Things

The Birthplace Book: A Guide to Birth Sites of Famous People, Places, and Things

by Chris Epting

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Overview

  • More than 380 birthplaces profiled
  • Birthplaces of all 44 presidents
  • Packed with photos of people and places

    Elvis, blue jeans, Abraham Lincoln, plutonium, Slinkys, Frank Sinatra, Cobb salad, Superman, Lucille Ball, e-mail, baseball, Mark Twain, flight, McDonalds, and hundreds of other notable people and things all have birthplaces. Some are gone and marked only by a plaque, but others have been preserved and even transformed into museums. This guidebook is packed with entries on American birthplaces of all sorts, taking travelers state-by-state to a variety of locations.



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    Product Details

    BN ID: 2940000217566
    Publisher: Stackpole Books
    Publication date: 06/04/2009
    Sold by: Barnes & Noble
    Format: eBook
    Sales rank: 939,462
    File size: 5 MB

    About the Author

    Chris Epting lives in Huntington Beach, California, and is the author of several travel guides, including Roadside Baseball (978-0-8920-4714-7) and James Dean Died Here: The Locations of America's Pop Culture Landmarks (978-1-891661-31-0). He is the spokesperson for Hampton Inn's Save-A-Landmark program.

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