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The Resource Way off the road : discovering the peculiar charms of small-town America, Bill Geist

Way off the road : discovering the peculiar charms of small-town America, Bill Geist

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Way off the road : discovering the peculiar charms of small-town America
Title
Way off the road
Title remainder
discovering the peculiar charms of small-town America
Statement of responsibility
Bill Geist
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
William Geist offers an amusing and expansive collection of essays exploring some of America's quirky, strange and offbeat towns and people
Summary
Celebrated roving correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning and best-selling author Bill Geist serves up a rollicking look at some small-town Americans and their offbeat ways of life. Along the wacky and wonderful way, Geist shows us firsthand how life in fly-over America can be odd, strangely fascinating, hysterical, and anything but boring
Tone
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
173421
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Library Journal
  • Booklist
  • New York Times
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Geist, William
Dewey number
973.924/020/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Adult
  • Adult
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
E169.Z83
LC item number
G45 2007
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • City and town life
  • City and town life
  • United States
  • United States
  • Cities and towns
  • Geist, William
  • American wit and humor
  • United States
  • United States
  • City and town life
  • City and town life
  • United States
  • United States
  • Cities and towns
  • Geist, William
  • American wit and humor
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
discovering the peculiar charms of small-town America
Label
Way off the road : discovering the peculiar charms of small-town America, Bill Geist
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Contents
Standstill parade: Whalan, Minnesota -- The flying paperboy: Loyalton, California -- Prairie dog suckers: Cortez, Colorado -- The church of the holy BBQ: Huntsville, Texas -- Frozen dead guy: Nederland, Colorado -- [Flying there] -- The land of lost luggage!: Scottsboro, Alabama -- Red rails in the sunset: Hanlontown, Iowa -- The home of the range: Greenwood, Mississippi -- The alien highway: Rachel, Nevada -- Bombsville: McAlester, Oklahoma -- Illegal porch furniture: Wilson, North Carolina -- [Staying there] -- The cow photographer: New Glarus, Wisconsin -- Population: Elsie: Monowi, Nebraska -- Figure 8 school bus racing: Bithlo, Florida -- Mike the headless chicken: Fruita, Colorado -- The mule train mailman: Supai, Arizona -- [Eating there] -- Roadkill, the man, and other gourmands: Outside of town, Kansas -- The tourist harvest: Olney, Illinois (et al.) -- Silver surfer: San Onofre, California -- The museum of towing: Chattanooga, Tennessee -- Boat church and other outdoor sports sects: Syracuse, Indiana (et al.) -- Flamingos in paradise: Celebration, Florida -- [Driving there] -- Whores and Windex: Pahrump, Nevada -- Moonburgers: Moonshone, Illinois -- Watermelon capital of the world: Luling, Texas -- The nation's icebox: International Falls, Minnesota -- The holy grail of roadside attractions: Cawker City, Kansas (et al.) -- The Napa Valley of cow chips: Beaver, Oklahoma
Control code
21408422
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 240 p.
Isbn
9780767922722
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2006100688
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (rplri)26502
  • (OCoLC)ocm77485827
  • (OCoLC)77485827
  • (IMchF)fol11413006
Label
Way off the road : discovering the peculiar charms of small-town America, Bill Geist
Link
Publication
Contents
Standstill parade: Whalan, Minnesota -- The flying paperboy: Loyalton, California -- Prairie dog suckers: Cortez, Colorado -- The church of the holy BBQ: Huntsville, Texas -- Frozen dead guy: Nederland, Colorado -- [Flying there] -- The land of lost luggage!: Scottsboro, Alabama -- Red rails in the sunset: Hanlontown, Iowa -- The home of the range: Greenwood, Mississippi -- The alien highway: Rachel, Nevada -- Bombsville: McAlester, Oklahoma -- Illegal porch furniture: Wilson, North Carolina -- [Staying there] -- The cow photographer: New Glarus, Wisconsin -- Population: Elsie: Monowi, Nebraska -- Figure 8 school bus racing: Bithlo, Florida -- Mike the headless chicken: Fruita, Colorado -- The mule train mailman: Supai, Arizona -- [Eating there] -- Roadkill, the man, and other gourmands: Outside of town, Kansas -- The tourist harvest: Olney, Illinois (et al.) -- Silver surfer: San Onofre, California -- The museum of towing: Chattanooga, Tennessee -- Boat church and other outdoor sports sects: Syracuse, Indiana (et al.) -- Flamingos in paradise: Celebration, Florida -- [Driving there] -- Whores and Windex: Pahrump, Nevada -- Moonburgers: Moonshone, Illinois -- Watermelon capital of the world: Luling, Texas -- The nation's icebox: International Falls, Minnesota -- The holy grail of roadside attractions: Cawker City, Kansas (et al.) -- The Napa Valley of cow chips: Beaver, Oklahoma
Control code
21408422
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xi, 240 p.
Isbn
9780767922722
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2006100688
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (rplri)26502
  • (OCoLC)ocm77485827
  • (OCoLC)77485827
  • (IMchF)fol11413006

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