Route 66, 75th Anniversary Edition: The Mother Road by Michael WallisRoute 66, 75th Anniversary Edition: The Mother Road by Michael Wallis

Route 66, 75th Anniversary Edition: The Mother Road

byMichael Wallis

Paperback | June 23, 2001

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America's Main Street is celebration, Michael Wallis hit the road again, revisiting people and
places that made the Mother Road on American icon, and uncovering new treasures. A love
letter and a tribute, Route 66: The Mother Road takes us on an unforgettable journey through
the secret corners and hidden towns of America's most famous and beloved highway.

Michael Wallis is an award-winning historian of the Old West and author of Route 66: The Mother Road.
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Title:Route 66, 75th Anniversary Edition: The Mother RoadFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.3 × 10.4 × 0.72 inPublished:June 23, 2001Publisher:St. Martin's PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0312281617

ISBN - 13:9780312281618

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"Like others before him, from John Steinbeck to Charles Kuralt, Michael Wallis went on the road in search of America. The result is...a colorful paean to a most romantic byway." -The New York Times"Since the do-gooders abolished public hangings, the only show in town worth watching is the traffic on Highway 66 heading West, and Route 66: The Mother Road is the best book we have to tell us what we are seeing." -Stanley Marsh III, owner of the Cadillac Ranch, Amarillo, Texas"This story of our nation's most famous highway keeps alive an important part of American history. It's a delight!" -Will Rogers, Jr."Route 66 changed the course of my whole life. I will treasure my trip forever, and this book recaptures very vividly every memory." -Bobby Troup, songwriter of "(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66""Any of you who love nostalgia will love Route 66: The Mother Road as much as I do." -Tony Hillerman"A love letter to the road...{Wallis} wraps the history of the route around pictures of it and lets the people who have traveled and lived along the Mother Road tell their stories." -Kelli Pryor, Entertainment Weekly