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Route 66: Traveler's Guide and Roadside Companion

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Right down America’s Main Street it rolled, pausing at each town along the way, then moving on, carrying travelers in search of adventure, romance, or that rare chance for a new beginning. Route 66 knew many names: the Mother Road, Will Rogers Highway, the Neon Road. And it lived up to each. Travelers met the land, found new friends—and often themselves. Now, more than a q ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published June 7th 2011 by St. Martin's Griffin
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Ken Bickley
This is ostensibly a travel guide, but I've always loved maps, atlases, and even geography texts. Weird, I know, but there it is. So I personally found this a book that not only explains the routes one has to follow to approximately trace old US66; it also made (for me) fascinating reading. Tom Snyder founded the US Route 66 Association, and has been instrumental in preserving as many segments of the old road as possible. Besides actual travel advice, it also is filled with interesting stories a ...more
Have to say that I enjoyed the second part of this book more than the first part, although the first section was admittedly much more informative!

Good resource to have for next year :-)
John Orman
Great book, detailed description of traveling the Mother Road from Chicago to Santa Monica. Few photos, but many maps.
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