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Oddball Florida


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November 2003

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

This next installment in the Oddball travel series by Pohlen provides detailson the strangest attractions for visitors to the Sunshine State.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface; Introduction: Ride the High Country or "They Went Thataway"; Cowboy Codes: Straight & Pure & All Boy; When We were Young: Nostalgia & the Cowboy Hero; Arms & the Man: The Friendly Gun; Give Me My Boots & Saddles: Camp Cowboy; Tall in the Saddle: Romance on the Range; White Hats & White Heroes: Who Is That Other Guy?; Virgin Land: Landscape, Nature, & Masculinity; Corporate Cowboys & the Shaping of a Nation; Postscript - The Frontiersman (1938); List of Films Mentioned; References; Index.

Portrait

Jerome Pohlen is the author of the Oddball series and a regular travel commentator for 848 on WBEZ, the Chicago affiliate of National Public Radio. He is a recent recipient of the Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters Award for Best Essay. He lives in Chicago.

Pressestimmen

"Pohlen's witty descriptions and love of the bizarre make every site seem worth visting." -- Daily News. "A must-read ... Pohlen's irreverent observations will have you chuckling, even if you never plan to leave your house." -- The Times - Picayune. "Filled with photos, humor and fresh facts." -- Florida Monthly. "Snarky good humor." -- The News-Press. "Witty descriptions and love of the bizarre make every site seem worth visiting." -- New York Daily News. "A travel guide with a twist, providing plenty of opportunities to revel in the strangeness on public display." -- The Bloomsbury Review on Oddball Indiana "This is not your parents' travel book, but in the new millennium, all travel guides will be written like this." --Chuck Shepard, author of the column "News of the Weird," on Oddball Illinois "One irresistible guidebook." -- Chicago Tribune on Oddball Illinois
EAN: 9781556525032
ISBN: 1556525036
Untertitel: A Guide to Some Really Strange Places. b/w photos. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Chicago Review Press
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2003
Seitenanzahl: 306 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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