Route 66 Quick Reference Encyclopedia

Route 66 Quick Reference Encyclopedia

Paperback - 2008
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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!
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Santa Monica Press, c2008.
ISBN: 9781595800343
1595800344
Branch Call Number: 917.8
Characteristics: 208 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.

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