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Oddball Indiana: A Guide to Some Really Strange Places


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April 2002

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

While other guides tell travelers about yet another cozy bed-and-breakfast and bike trails through Brown County, "Oddball Indiana" offers wacky pit-stop destinations and little-known historical tidbits for those who want to laugh, not lounge, on their vacation. Photos.

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

"They run the gamut from cheap and tacky to mildly amusing to downright peculiar." -- Associated Press. "What's a vacation without a little off-the-highway adventure?" -- Kokomo Tribune. "Reads like a cross between Fodor's and Ripley's Believe It or Not." -- The Journal Gazette
EAN: 9781556524387
ISBN: 1556524382
Untertitel: 'Oddball States'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CHICAGO REVIEW PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2002
Seitenanzahl: 227 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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