Greetings from Route 66: A Road Trip Back Through Time Along America's Main Street

Greetings from Route 66: A Road Trip Back Through Time Along America's Main Street

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Contributions by Michael Karl Witzel, Contributions by John Steinbeck, Contributions by Jim Hinckley, Contributions by Kerrick James, Contributions by Lee Klancher

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  • Publisher: Voyageur Press Inc
  • Format: Hardback | 240 pages
  • Dimensions: 236mm x 277mm x 25mm | 1,066g
  • Publication date: 16 October 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Stillwater
  • ISBN 10: 076033885X
  • ISBN 13: 9780760338858
  • Sales rank: 185,262

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John Steinbeck famously christened Route 66 America s Mother Road in The Grapes of Wrath," and that chapter about Tom Joad s exodus is just one of the classic pieces collected in this ultimate anthology. Here s history, roadside attractions, pop culture, ghost stories even recipes from famous greasy spoons. And it s all illustrated with the largest collection of vintage art, postcards, travel decals, collectibles, and other memorabilia ever amassed. This is a truly a worthy tribute to the Main Street of America."

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Mike Witzel is the award-winning author of more than two dozen books, including the MBI bestsellers" Route 66 Remembered," "The American Gas Station," "The American Diner," and, most recently, "Legendary Route 66." He has appeared on Discovery Channel s World s Top Ten Fast Food Restaurants and Tailfins and Drive-ins; Food Networkcentss Unwrapped: Drive-In Restaurants; and History Channel s American Eats: History on a Bun.Since his childhood, Jim Hinckley dreamed of being an author. After numerous detours into truck driving, mining, ranching, and a variety of other endeavors, he turned to writing a weekly column on automotive history for his local newspaper, the "Kingman Daily Miner," in his adopted hometown of Kingman, Arizona.From that initial endeavor more than twenty years ago, Hinckley has written extensively on his two primary passions: automotive history and travel. He is a regular contributor to "Route 66," " American Road," " Hemmings Classic Car," and "Old Cars Weekly," and he is an associate editor at "Cars & Parts." Book reviews and original features on automotive history and travel can be found on his blog, www.route66chronicles.blogspot.com.Kerrick Jamesu2019 images have appeared in such publications as Arizona Highways, Sunset, and National Geographic Adventure. He provided the photography for Route 66 Backroads, Backroads of Arizona, and Our Arizona. He lives in Mesa, Arizona.Born and raised on the banks of the Brill River in northern Wisconsin, Lee Klancher (Austin, Texas) has been chronicling motorcycle and outdoor adventures big and small since the early 1990s. His favorite adventure articles have covered riding the treacherous 300-mile track that crosses the Bolivian portion of the Amazon jungle, scaring himself senseless on Slovenia's Mount Triglav, and crossing the northeast Australian Outback on Honda XRs. Lee's other interests include mountain biking, dive bars, racquetball, and college hockey. His writing and photography appear regularly in "Men's Journal," "Motorcyclist," and "Motorcycle Escape.""