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Eight Great American Rail Journeys: A Travel Guideby Karen Ivory
Synopses & Reviews
You've seen the acclaimed public television programs and you've read the firsthand accounts in the Great American Rail Journeys companion book. Now find out how to have your own unforgettable train adventure. This pocket guidebook contains all the information you need to start planning a real-life journey, including route synopses with historical notes, points of interest along the way, accommodations on and off the train, rate information, dining options, dress code, scenic, historic and cultural highlights, full color photographs, detailed route maps, contact information and helpful Web sites. Discover the beauty and wonder of North America that can only be found by riding the rails. (4 1/2 x 8 1/4, 96 pages, color photos, maps)
This pocket guidebook contains all the information you need to start planning a real-life rail journey.
About the Author
A Philadelphia-based freelance writer, Karen Ivory has provided writing and editorial assistance on two books for National Geographic: America's Great Houses and Guide to America's Public Gardens. She served as editor for a recent revision of How to Start a Home-Based Writing Business (Globe Pequot) and Resolving Identity-Based Conflict (Jossey-Bass).
Table of Contents
(1) The Alaska Railroad (2) Mexico's Copper Canyon (3) The Coast Starlight (4) The Rockies by Rail (5) The Canadian Rockies (6) Alaska's Gold Rush (7) The American South by Rail (8) The Adirondack
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