Route 66 Quick Reference Encyclopedia
by Drew Knowles
Foreword by Susan Croce Kelly, author of Route 66: The Highway and Its People


ISBN: 9781595800343
$12.95 ©2008
Trade Paper
208 pages
4 ¼ x 8
Travel
An A-to-Z Guide to the Best of the Mother Road!

The author of the best-selling and critically acclaimed Route 66 Adventure Handbook returns with Route 66 Quick Reference Encyclopedia. In one handy volume, novices and seasoned roadies alike have fast and easy access to all of the essential information about America’s most famous, beloved, and culturally significant highway.

Presenting a list of important terms accompanied by descriptive articles and illustrations, the guide details the route’s historyincluding the origins of the term "Mother Road" and the slogan "Get Your Kicks on Route 66"as well as its commemorative festivals, quirkiest attractions, and useful highway terms.

Fascinating trivia will allow road warriors to impress friends and fellow travelers with their knowledge of the route, while a supplemental list directs dedicated fans to more detailed information on one of the most historic and treasured drives in America.

Finally, a set of maps provides both general orientation and points out significant attractions through the use of custom icons. Route 66 Quick Reference Encyclopedia is truly an A-to-Z guide to the absolute best of the Mother Road!