NPR Road Trips

NPR Road Trips

National Park Adventures

Downloadable Audiobook - 2009
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With generous splashes of popular culture and human interest, the NPR Road Trips series introduces you not only to far-off locations and unusual destinations, but to the people who inhabit themand seek them out. Each story focuses on real locations, real people, and real history in the thought-provoking, imaginative and entertaining way you've come to expect from NPR. Grand Canyon National Park is one of the planet's Seven Natural Wonders, with 4.4 million visitors each year. Who keeps them safe, fed, and happy? When the wind blows at White Sands National Monument, legend says the centuries-old ghost of a Mexican maiden appears in the shifting sands. In Yosemite National Park, there's a guy who tracks road kill with a clipboard and a shovel to pry flattened victims from the blacktop. This colorful collection goes behind the scenery at America's most popular national parks. It also visits lesser-known parks with thought-provoking tales to tell. Includes Cast of Thousands Keeps Grand Canyon Humming Old Army Friends, Divided At Gettysburg Climbers Reclaim World Record on El Capitan And more
Publisher: Made available through hoopla, 2009
[United States] : HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books : 2009
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781598878608
1598878603
Branch Call Number: Audio Download--Adult
Characteristics: data file
digital,Digital recording
1 online resource (1 audio file (1hr., 15 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: Adams, Noah
hoopla digital

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