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Route 66 Still Kicks

Author : Rick Antonson
ISBN : 9781459704367
Genre : Travel
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Through the stories of one of Canada's most enthusiastic travellers explore the famous American highway that inspired the likes of Al Capone, Salvador Dali, Mickey Mantle, and the countless fans of this iconic American landmark.
Category: Travel

Arizona Kicks On Route 66

Author : Roger Naylor
ISBN : 1933855762
Genre : Travel
File Size : 82.80 MB
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Arizona is home to the longest intact portion of Routee 66, stretching 158 miles from west of Ash Fork to the California border. In words and photos, Naylor and Lindahl explore the history and nostalgia surrounding the "Mother Road," and the great swaths of Arizona that it passes through. Arizona, the birthplace of Historic Route 66, is where you can still "get your kicks."
Category: Travel

Sisters Get Their Kicks On Route 66

Author : Karen West
ISBN : 9781591521648
Genre : Travel
File Size : 37.91 MB
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In 2014, a group of bold women decided to make history and embark on an unforgettable adventure down America's most famous road—a journey of exploration and sisterhood where they could fulfill every woman's fantasy of leaving-it-all-behind. Their rules were simple: no men, no pets, no kids, and… be nice. Their motto: "We have more fun than anyone!"

Sisters Get Their Kicks on Route 66, by Karen West and Susan Ford-West, chronicles the epic 2,448 mile adventure that may have set a world record. Share the wild ride of over 300 adventurous "Sisters" from the national outdoor women's group, Sisters on the Fly, as they tow their vintage trailers and tell their stories while crossing America's Mother Road from Chicago to Santa Monica. Along the way, experience Route 66's iconic tourist sites, rodeos, dances, karaoke, shopping, museums, flea markets, catered dinners, national parks, parades, dirt roads, and wrong turns.

Through over 500 color photographs and the Sisters' stories of courage and empowerment, grief and moving on, sisterhood and camaraderie, this photo journal of their spirited journey across America's legendary Route 66 will hearten readers young and old to embark upon their own bucket-list adventures.

Category: Travel

Route 66 In California

Author : Glen Duncan
ISBN : 0738530379
Genre : History
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The "Mother Road" hauled it all, traversing the American West from Chicago to Santa Monica Beach, the last 350 miles through Southern California. For settlers, Depression-era "Okies" and "Arkies," and post-World War II families bound for suburbia, Route 66 was a migration funnel for generations. Wending through the mountains and badlands of San Bernardino County into Los Angeles County, Route 66 became a state of mind and a catchphrase for travelers everywhere, especially after singer Bobby Troupe popularized the hit song "(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66" and actors Martin Milner and George Maharis hit the road with the ragtop down and the shades on in the namesake television series that seemed to go anywhere every week. The shield of the Route 66 sign has become iconography for the growth of Southern California's economy, population, popularity, and folklore.
Category: History

New Mexico Kicks On Route 66

Author : Martin A. Link
ISBN : 1940322065
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The "Mother Road," opened in 1926 and decommissioned in 1984, played a prominent role in the transformation of the nation. Now an international legend through popular culture and the arts, Route 66 has become the road trip of a lifetime. New Mexico Kicks on Route 66 takes you on a tour through all the fun places along the New Mexico stretch, steeped in the rich and diverse history of the Land of Enchantment.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Route 66

Author : Tom Snyder
ISBN : 0312254172
Genre : Travel
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Celebrating the history and current revival of a great American highway, the author paints a vivid portrait of life on Route 66, and the people who haunt it, including cattle rustlers, gangsters, hitchhikers, and everyday travelers. Original. 20,000 first printing.
Category: Travel

The 66 Kid

Author : Bob Boze Bell
ISBN : 9780760346952
Genre : History
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Offers the history of the famous route 66 including historical context on the American Southwest, along with the author's own history growing up in Arizona in the 1950s and 1960s during the heyday of automobile travel along the road.
Category: History

Route 66 Roadside Signs And Advertisements

Author : Joe Sonderman
ISBN : 9780760349748
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Seeing this panoply of signs splashed across the pages in Route 66 Roadside Signs and Advertisements is almost as good as taking a road trip! You can get your kicks--and pretty much anything else--on Route 66, provided you see the sign that s advertising it! Route 66 Roadside Signs and Advertisements showcases the colorful history of commercial signage along the Mother Road. From kitschy to classy, this book includes photos of early vintage signs as well as modern signs. The vivid photos are organized according to type of establishment the signs are for, such as roadside attractions, motels, restaurants, businesses of ill repute (bars, strip clubs, etc.), and more. While Route 66 Roadside Signs and Advertisements places emphasis on high-quality visuals, it also includes anecdotes and history about the signs that sprang up along the sides of Route 66. The most famous Route 66 signs get center-stage treatment in the book, with two-page spreads accompanied by detailed text. Such signs include icons like the Blue Swallow in Tucumcari, New Mexico, the Munger Moss in Lebanon, Missouri, the U-Drop Inn at Shamrock, Texas, and the El Vado in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Additional information is included, such as background about buzzing neon lights--how these signs are actually made and how they get restored. Each image from this famous American roadway could be a postcard, so allow yourself to be rubbernecked by Route 66 Signs and Advertisements.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Route 66

Author : Michael Wallis
ISBN : 9780312082857
Genre : History
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Published two years ago to coincide with the route's sixty-sixth anniversary, the social history of Route 66, which spurred a revival of the dying American road, evokes the magic of the people and landscapes that surround it. Reprint.
Category: History

Just For Kicks

Author : Hugh W. Foley
ISBN : 1581071051
Genre : Music
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An in-depth essay on music from Oklahoma, notable music histories of Oklahoma cities, towns and tribes on Routhe 66.
Category: Music