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Saving America's Treasures

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This title showcases some of America's priceless historical artefacts, documents, and sites that, because of neglect, age, or lack of funding, are in danger of being lost forever.
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published October 1st 2000 by National Geographic (first published January 15th 2000)
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Jaclyn
Dec 10, 2008 Jaclyn rated it liked it
An afternoon's perusal. About different historical homes and sites across America that are in need of restoration. History porn for the vacation deprived.
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May 22, 2010 Stephen rated it really liked it
2007 wrote: This was an amazing program set up to mark the Millenium by the Clinton Administration. Here historic sites were fast-tracked to protection en mass to preserve America's real treasures and history. The program included many well-known places near my hometown as well as places I have visited up and down the east coast and brought to light the need for volunteers and protectors for these places. The book is a great companion and includeds many great essays about a handful of these plac ...more
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Ian Frazier (b.1951) is an American writer and humorist. He is the author of Travels in Siberia, Great Plains, On the Rez, Lamentations of the Father and Coyote V. Acme, among other works, all published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. He graduated from Harvard University. A frequent contributor to The New Yorker, he lives in Montclair, New Jersey.

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