Nothern California Curiosities

Nothern California Curiosities

Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff

Book - 2005
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Baker & Taylor
Noted humorists, authors, journalists, and personalities provide a close-up look at the outrageous people, places, and things that characterize their home states, offering a wealth of weird facts and whimsical descriptions of frequently overlooked sites and activities in each state.

Globe Fearon Co
A guide to Northern California's offbeat and wacky people, places, and events.

Welcome to Northern California, and its oddest, quirkiest, and most outlandish places, personalities, events, and phenomena. With this book in hand and a smile on their face, visitors will learn where residents speak their own language, stay the night at a motel made up of cabooses, and go wild and woolly for the Big Foot Jamboree. Readers will meet an Elvis-loving cop who croons songs promoting safe driving, marvel at a light bulb burning since 1901, and learn where to compete in the International Frog Jumping Grand Finals. It does seem like Californians have more fun!


Publisher: Guilford, CT : Globe Pequot Press, c2005
ISBN: 9780762728992
076272899X
Characteristics: ix, 271 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm

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