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Summary: For three years, the Driftwood, a 60-foot motor yacht, and its modern-day band of explorers traveled along 25,000 miles of North American waterways rediscovering the sites and sounds of a continent that has fascinated and challenged adventurers for hundreds of years. Join the crew of sailors and young filmmakers in this 13-part series as they sample the substance, the spirit and the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.304 ON

Jacobson, Abbi

2 holds on 2 copies

Summary: When Broad City star Abbi Jacobson announced that she planned to drive across the country alone, she was met with lots of questions and opinions. Why wasn't she going with friends? Wouldn't it be incredibly lonely? The North route is better! Was it safe for a woman? The Southern route is the way to go! You should bring mace! And a common one: Why? But Abbi had always found comfort in solitude...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

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Pitts, Christopher

Summary: A new, full-colour guide; Packed with practical information, where most competitor guides are strictly coffee-table books; Features 25 top parks, plus worthwhile detours; The national parks featured here attracted 51.2 million visitors in 2010, and Great Smoky Mountains National Park alone attracted almost 9.5 million visitors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd 2016

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Fox, Porter

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Summary: "America's northern border is the world's longest international boundary, yet it remains obscure even to Americans. The northern border was America's primary border for centuries--much of the early history of the United States took place there--and to the tens of millions who live and work near the line, the region even has its own name: the northland. Travel writer Porter Fox spent three years...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2018

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Harness, Cheryl.

Summary: Profiles the life and adventures of Daniel Boone; chronicling his childhood in Pennsylvania, service in the French and Indian War, journey across the Appalachians, and settlement of Boonesboro, Kentucky; and includes illustrations, maps, and primary source quotations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BOO

Summary: Two programs from the Traveler's guide series, originally issued by World Life International in [198?]. National parks tours Yellowstone, Bryce Canyon, Yosemite, Monument Valley, the Everglades and others. From the Pacific to the Atlantic presents highlights of a coast-to-coast U.S. tour from Hawaii east to the Atlantic coast.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Education 2000 Inc. 2005

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 917.3 NAT

Summary: Justine Shapiro follows the Blue Ridge Parkway, journeying to Tennessee and the city of Nashville. She visits its famous country music sites and the old plantation home of US President, Andrew Jackson. Justine then hits the legendary Route 66, stopping at a giant cattle auction in Oklahoma City. She then joins the 'Trail of Tears' memorial walk for Native Americans before crossing the Texas...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.1 GLO

Knowles, Drew

Summary: Presents a guide to the architecture, natural wonders, museums, vintage hotels and motels, attractions, and tourist traps found on Route 66.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Santa Monica Press 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.804 KNO

Laskas, Jeanne Marie

Summary: "Character-driven stories about the people who make our lives run every day--and yet we barely think of them"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 305.5 LAS

Oliver, Jamie

Summary: "Oliver returns with his 10th cookbook, this one a colorful and quirky look at down-home American cooking. Traveling to the cities of New York and Los Angeles, as well as Louisiana, Georgia, Arizona, and Wyoming, Oliver paints a somewhat unbalanced portrait of American cuisine"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.5 OLI

Laskas, Jeanne Marie

Summary: Looks at the remarkable men and women whose low-profile accomplishments contribute to the running of the nation, from coal miners and oil rig workers to migrant laborers and air traffic controllers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.562 LAS

Raban, Jonathan.

Summary: An account of life in American from a British perspective.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Edward Burlingame Books 1991

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.928 RAB

Waters, John

Summary: The visual artist behind such cult films as "Hairspray" traces his haphazard cross-country hitchhiking journey at the sides of a motley group of unsuspecting drivers, including a gentle farmer, an indie band, and the author's unexpected hero.--Publisher iinformation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WATERS, JOHN WAT

Colby, Tanner.

Summary: Chronicles the United States' troubling relationship with race as reflected by four historical events, including the integration of a racist Birmingham school system and a Kansas City neighborhood's fight against housing discrimination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.896 COL

Forsthoefel, Andrew

Summary: "A memoir of one young man's coming of age on a cross-country trek, told through the stories of the people of all ages, races, and inclinations he meets along the highways of America"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FORSTHOEFEL, ANDREW FOR

Caputo, Philip.

Summary: Traces the author's 2011 road trip from the southernmost to the northernmost points of the United States to experience firsthand the country's diversity and political tensions in the face of a historic economic recession.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.93 CAP

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.93 CAP

Heat Moon, William Least.

Summary: The author sets out from New York City to sail his boat across the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.3 HEA

McMurtry, Larry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.3 MCM

Laxer, James.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.929 LAX

Summary: Takes the viewer on three different tours of the United States, with footage of the most beautiful scenic drive in the country.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Reader's Digest Assoc. 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.3 AME

Kuralt, Charles

Summary: A television journalist chronicles his travels and memoirs--the people, places, and events encountered in his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 1995

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.92 KUR

Stone, Nathaniel.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2002

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 917.304 STO

Summary: Looks at twenty-five national monuments across the United States.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE AME

Jordan, Pete.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 648.5 JOR