Travel Books Route 66: The Mother Road Paperback 1992 Roadtrip Gift Book Vacation Books Traveling Across America

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This is a like new paperback. 1992 St Martins Press. Larger, near folio size (12"x19"). This copy is crisp and clean inside. Pages are free of markings. Binding tight and straight, NO creasing along spine. The cover is clean and shiny with only a hint of shelf wear from display.

This is the definitive book on the most famous road in America - Route 66. The paperback edition of the book was published to celebrate the highway's 66th Anniversary. The vision began in the 1920's with a dream of a highway to connect Chicago to Los Angeles and the West. By completion, the road would cover 2,400 miles, 3 time zones, and eight states. It became a road of dreamers, drifters, and writers. The road of Steinbeck, Guthrie and Kerouac. Dotted along the way were ice-cream stands, "no-tell" motels, truck stops and neon allure. After 17 yrs of research, the author Michael Wallis has compiled the definitive book encompassing everything Route 66. Rich with details, photos, reminiscences it weaves together a tapestry of 8 decades of life on Rout 66.

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