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Indiana Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities, and Other Offbeat Stuff (U.S. State Curiosities)

3.64 of 5 stars 3.64  ·  rating details  ·  11 ratings  ·  5 reviews
"For the most part, the stuff in this book will not be advertised on billboards to draw you off the highway exits. This is a book for people who like the quirky, the offbeat, and the unusual. If you have absolutely no interest in how to astro-turf your car or where to find the John Wayne Museum, or a good frog race, you might want to buy one of those other books...." From ...more
Paperback, 2nd Edition, 360 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Globe Pequot (first published May 1st 2003)
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Tracey
borrowed Indiana Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities, and Other Offbeat Stuff from my in-law's bookshelf; a quick read, I finished it in a few hours.

As you can tell from the subtitle, this is a guidebook to various unique attractions and individuals found around Indiana. Grouped into 5 geographical sections (Greater Indianapolis, Northeast, Northwest, Southeast and Southwest), Wolfsie provides amusing (if at times corny) writeups for each person, place or thing. He also provides
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Dale
Wolfsie's lighthearted, witty style is perfect for this topic

Published in 2003 by Globe Pequot
306 pages



Dick Wolfsie
Indianapolis TV personality Dick Wolfsie is well-known in Central Indiana for finding fun, interesting human-interest segments for his station's morning show. Wolfsie continues this theme by digging up oddities from all over the Hoosier state that would interest any traveler who wants to stray from the beaten path...

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Jessi
Apr 28, 2013 Jessi rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: People who live in Indiana or may be driving through on a road trip
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This book has provided many helpful ideas for when I am hosting visitors or may be looking for something new to do or see in Indiana, myself. Unfortunately, not all attractions are open to the public, in general, but there are enough that are that I shouldn't run out of ideas any time soon.
Mike Decamp
A fun little book to read over time. There's a lot more strange stuff in Indiana than I had every imagined. Check it out.
Geoff Davis
This book is alright. I like it because one section features one of my pet projects.
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