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Tennessee Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff

Tennessee Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff

by Kristin Luna

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Your round-trip ticket to the wildest, wackiest, most outrageous people, places, and things the Volunteer State has to offer!Whether you're a born-and-raised Tennesseean, a recent transplant, or just passing through, Tennessee Curiosities will have you laughing out loud as Kristin Luna takes you on a rollicking tour of the strangest sides of theVolunteer State.Discover Chattanooga's International Towing & Recovery Museum, which houses a brightly colored collection of tow trucks and towing equipment that date back to the earliest days of the automobile. Marvel over the Minister's Tree House in Crossville—Horace Burgess's 1993 vision realized as a multistory chapel sporting stained glass windows and a bell tower.Read all about the elephant sanctuary in Hohenwald, where no male pachyderms are allowed; and about why the town of Erwin once hanged an elephant dubbed "Murderous Mary."

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ISBN-13: 9780762759972
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/23/2010
Series: Curiosities Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 699,991
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Kristin Luna has worked on various Frommer's guides, as well as been a regular contributor to Newsweek, Forbes Traveler, the Travel Channel and PEOPLE magazine. Her work has also appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Toronto Globe & Mail, Islands, Real Simple, Sherman's Travel, Glamour, InStyle and Entertainment Weekly.

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