Pennsylvania Curiosities

Pennsylvania Curiosities

Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff

Book - 2004 | Second edition
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Prominent humor writers, columnists, and media personalities comb their home states for the most wacky and outrageous people, places, and things in this sassy series of state almanacs—gone-astray. Discover what is really great about a given state—places overlooked on school field trips, people with odd and amazing talents, history that was left out of the books, a wealth of weird wonders most residents never dreamed existed.
Prominent humor writers, columnists, and media personalities comb their home states for the most wacky and outrageous people, places, and things in this sassy series of state almanacs—gone-astray. Discover what is really great about a given state—places overlooked on school field trips, people with odd and amazing talents, history that was left out of the books, a wealth of weird wonders most residents never dreamed existed.

Learn about the invention of the Slinky and the Zippo lighter, read about the Philly cheesesteak wars, and discover where Edsels go to die and where water runs uphill in this guide to the most wacky and outrageous people, places, and things throughout the Keystone State.


Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press, [2004]
Edition: Second edition
Copyright Date: ©2004
ISBN: 9780762730391
0762730390
Branch Call Number: 974.8 DeLeon 2004
Characteristics: xix, 242 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm

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