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The great American road trip

U.S. 1, Maine to Florida

by Peter Genovese

  • 132 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • East (U.S.),
  • United States Highway 1.
    • Subjects:
    • Genovese, Peter, 1952- -- Travel -- East (U.S.),
    • East (U.S.) -- Description and travel.,
    • East (U.S.) -- History, Local.,
    • East (U.S.) -- Social life and customs.,
    • United States Highway 1.

    • Edition Notes

      Map on endpapers.

      StatementPeter Genovese.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.Z82 G465 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 202 p. :
      Number of Pages202
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL38811M
      ISBN 100813527414
      LC Control Number99027381
      OCLC/WorldCa41131782

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