Missouri Curiosities

Author: Josh Young
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 076276578X
Size: 57.27 MB
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Missouri Curiosities from the Author: Josh Young. Your round-trip ticket to the wildest, wackiest, most outrageous people, places, and things the Show-Me State has to offer! Whether you’re a born-and-raised Missourian, a recent transplant, or just passing through, Missouri Curiosities will have you laughing out loud as Josh Young takes you on a rollicking tour of the strangest sides of the Show-Me State. Wander with tigers at the world’s only big cat bed-and-breakfast, browse through America’s only corncob pipe museum, and swim in the world’s largest underground lake. Meet some crazy catfish-catching noodlers; a wacky-artwork-welding artist; and a pint-size, punch-packing former wrestling champ. Discover the fun of swinging sausages while you dance, and duel with dinosaurs—you’ll roar with delight!

Montana Curiosities

Author: Ednor Therriault
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493023683
Size: 37.80 MB
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Montana Curiosities from the Author: Ednor Therriault. Montana Curiosities brings to the reader with humor and affection—and a healthy dose of attitude—the oddest, quirkiest, and most outlandish places, personalities, events, and phenomena found within the state’s borders and in the chronicles of its history. A fun, accessible read, Montana Curiosities is a who's who of unusual and unsung heroes. This compendium of the state's quirks and characters will amuse Montana’s residents and visitors alike.

Minnesota Curiosities

Author: Russ Ringsak
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762795107
Size: 70.64 MB
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Minnesota Curiosities from the Author: Russ Ringsak. Your round-trip ticket to the wildest, wackiest, most outrageous people, places, and things the North Star State has to offer! Visit an art gallery of underground graffiti; an eight-story-tall Iron Man sculpture; and some beautifully designed, no-real-name-for-them architectural oddities. Meet an artistic, creature-creating welder; a fast-thinking curator of a fishing museum; and a cow-figurine-collecting newspaper editor. Discover the fun of constructing a bookcase-turned coffin for who-knows-when; traveling an uphill road that goes downhill; and drinking wiggly-army-worm wine—it’ll make your head spin. Whether you’re a born-and-raised Minnesotan or a recent transplant, authors Russ Ringsak and Denise Remick will have you laughing out loud as they introduce you to the neighbors you never knew you had and take you to places you never knew existed—right in your own backyard!

Kansas Curiosities

Author: Pam Grout
Publisher: Globe Pequot
ISBN: 9780762741045
Size: 65.64 MB
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Kansas Curiosities from the Author: Pam Grout. In this thoroughly updated and revised edition, readers will learn how to join in the Ugly Toto Contest; where to meet Martha the bowling ball; and which restaurant offers a full lunch for a buck.

Nebraska Curiosities

Author: Rick Yoder
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780762746835
Size: 56.92 MB
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Nebraska Curiosities from the Author: Rick Yoder. The definitive collection of Nebraska’s odd, wacky, and most offbeat people, places, and things, for Nebraska residents and anyone else who enjoys local humor and trivia with a twist.

Kentucky Curiosities

Author: Vince Staten
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762792701
Size: 44.54 MB
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Kentucky Curiosities from the Author: Vince Staten. This definitive collection of the Bluegrass State's odd, wacky, and most offbeat people, places, and things is filled with quirky photographs throughout and maps for each region. Kentucky Curiosities includes humorous state facts and amusing stories and serves as a combination almanac, off-the-wall travel guide, and wacky news gazette. DIV/div

Iowa Curiosities

Author: Eric Jones
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762761601
Size: 51.86 MB
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Iowa Curiosities from the Author: Eric Jones. Your round-trip ticket to the wildest, wackiest, most outrageous people, places, and things the Hawkeye State has to offer!

Pennsylvania Curiosities

Author: Clark DeLeon
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780762708925
Size: 57.17 MB
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Pennsylvania Curiosities from the Author: Clark DeLeon. Philadelphia humor writer Clark DeLeon reveals the wild and wacky side of his state. Describing 300 oddities--people, places, animals, events, historic tidbits and trivia--his witty narrative entertains and amuses. From chainsaw tree-trunk sculptors to the Mario Lanza Museum, this unique perspective on the state is one that was never taught in school. Maps. Photos.