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Lincoln Highway: Coast to Coast from Times Square to the Golden Gate

Wallis, Michael

Published by W W Norton & Co, New York, 2007
ISBN 10: 0393059383 / ISBN 13: 9780393059380
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Title: Lincoln Highway: Coast to Coast from Times ...

Publisher: W W Norton & Co, New York

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Edition: 1st Printing


294pp/illus. Route 66, its fabled successor, the Lincoln Highway, now undergoing a national renaissance, has become a spiritual road, aglow with neon and rich in historical lore. Clean and like new. Bookseller Inventory # 010685

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The best-selling author of Route 66 and a Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer celebrate America's first transcontinental highway in all its neon glory.

It began in 1913 with a glorious new highway?stretching across 3,389 miles and 13 states?that connected the bright lights of Broadway with the foggy shores of San Francisco. It was a magnificent and meandering road that enticed millions of newly motoring Americans to hop into their Model Ts and explore the fading frontier. The Lincoln Highway. It was the road of Gettysburg, Pretty Boy Floyd, Notre Dame, the Great Salt Lake, and the Gold Rush Trail. Once a symbol of limitless potential, it is now undergoing (as Route 66 did twenty years ago) a miraculous revival. With hundreds of new and rare photographs provided by two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Michael S. Williamson, this ode to a bygone era guides us across the true spine of the country, exploring vintage diners, Art Deco buildings, and funky roadside attractions, all waiting to be discovered. 300 color illustrations

About the Author: Michael Wallis is the best-selling author of Route 66, Billy the Kid, Pretty Boy, and David Crockett. He hosts the PBS series American Roads. He voiced The Sheriff in the animated Pixar feature Cars. He lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Michael S. Williamson, a photographer for the Washington Post, won a Pulitzer Prize for And the Children After Them and another for his war photography in Kosovo.

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