Route 66

Route 66

The Mother Road

Book - 1990
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Baker & Taylor
A cultural history of America's most famous highway chronicles the road from its founding to its demise and unprecedented revival, and celebrates the many sites and stops along its 2,400-mile route

Book News
Wallis ( Oilman ) has spent some 17 years researching and writing this nostalgic revisiting of a road that more than any other kindled the wanderlust after WWII. It was a route that symbolized long-distance auto travel. Here are some 220 period and contemporary photos (190 in fair to fine color). His text covers the history of the road, the hustlers, the builders, the small businessmen that depended upon 66 to bring the customers. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1990.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780312040499
Branch Call Number: Q 917.3 WAL
Characteristics: xi, 243 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 x 28 cm.
Alternative Title: Route sixty-six.


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