Route 66 Quick Reference Encyclopedia

Route 66 Quick Reference Encyclopedia

Book - 2008
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Perseus Publishing
The author of the best-selling and critically acclaimed Route 66 Adventure Handbook returns with Route 66 Quick Reference Encyclopedia. In one handy volume, novices and seasoned roadies alike have fast and easy access to all of the essential information about America’s most famous, beloved, and culturally significant highway.

Presenting a list of important terms accompanied by descriptive articles and illustrations, the guide details the route’s history—including the origins of the term "Mother Road" and the slogan "Get Your Kicks on Route 66"—as well as its commemorative festivals, quirkiest attractions, and useful highway terms.

Fascinating trivia will allow road warriors to impress friends and fellow travelers with their knowledge of the route, while a supplemental list directs dedicated fans to more detailed information on one of the most historic and treasured drives in America.

Finally, a set of maps provides both general orientation and points out significant attractions through the use of custom icons. Route 66 Quick Reference Encyclopedia is truly an A-to-Z guide to the absolute best of the Mother Road!


Independent Publishing Group

With this handy reference, novices and seasoned roadies have quick and easy access to essential information about this famous highway. Providing a list of important terms accompanied by descriptive articles and illustrations, the guide details the route's history?including the origin of the slogan "Get your kicks on Route 66"?commemorative festivals, useful highway terms, maps, and its most famous and quirkiest attractions. A Question & Answer section with trivia questions and their unexpected and fascinating answers provides further information that will allow road warriors to impress friends and fellow travelers with their knowledge of the route, while a supplemental list directs dedicated fans to more detailed information on one of the most historic and beloved drives in America.



Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Santa Monica Press, 2008
ISBN: 9781595800343
1595800344
Branch Call Number: 917.8043 KNO
Characteristics: 208p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm

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